Trimble launches Android Outdoors application
Trimble is known for its outdoor adventure gear including GPS devices to help campers, hunters, and hikers plan their routes. The Trimble Outdoors application is now available for the Android-powered G1 smartphone from T-Mobile.
According to the press release, the Android-based Trimble Outdoor app offers the ability to:
* Review and plan trips online
* Send routes, maps and waypoints wirelessly to the G1
* Use the phone as a full-featured GPS navigator to guide outdoor adventures
* Capture experiences with geotagged pictures, text and audio notes that can be shared online via the Trimble site, Facebook and Google Earth
* Take advantage of online logs, maps and tens of thousands of trips posted by other users
The application also allows geotagging of images and pictures along with the ability to append text and audio notes to the photos that can be shared on Facebook or Google Earth. A breadcrumb trail is offered to allow easy return trips. The app is available on the Android Market now for $19.99.