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Handheld positioning
     GETAC Inc.’s PS535F handheld, GPS-enabled PDA features a built-in 3
        megapixel auto-focus camera, altimeter and E-compass so users can
                                                                                USB receiver
         capture field data on-site and transmit it back to headquarters in
         real time. The PS535F also provides pinpoint navigation support           The AmbiCom GPS Navigation
          for improved location-based productivity — critical with search-      USB receiver has SiRF StarIII
           and-rescue missions. A built-in camera enables instant visual data   single chipset architecture incor-
           capture in the field, and the 3.5-inch VGA touchscreen display       porated within its small form. It
            with sunlight readable technology enhances viewing quality          offers a high level of sensitivity
            of graphic-intensive files and detailed maps, even in sunny or      (-159dBm) for fast signal acquir-
            snowy conditions.                                                   ing and updating, and 20-channel
                                    Circle   11 on Reader Service Card          satellite tracking ability. Other
                                                                                features include: SBAS (WAAS,
Extended GIS monitoring                                                         EGNOS-Euro Geostationary
   Oracle GIS modeling and mapping                                              Navigation Overlay Service)
technology from Memex Inc. integrates                                           option, plug-and-play USB GPS,
search and analysis solutions. Now                                              full navigation accuracy, internal
Memex has expanded its GIS capabili-                                            real time clock, low power con-
ties to include interfaces to both Oracle                                       sumption and water-resistance.
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and ESRI. The NorthEast Ohio Regional
Fusion Center utilizes the Oracle Spatial
databases to geocode and analyze data; analysis is enhanced by the
visualization and geographic features made available by interfacing
with mapping software.
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                         Vehicle tracking device
                            The CovertTrack Division of GPS Intelligence
                         LLC has released the GPS Stealth vehicle tracking      Geospatial intelligence tool
                         device. This self-contained, real-time GPS track-
                         ing device is capable of reporting live
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