Mark Peters : September 14th 2009 - 22:54 CET
Getac rugged GPS Handheld
Getac PS236 GPS Handheld : GETAC, a leading innovator and manufacturer of rugged computers that meet the demands of field-based applications, is adding to its extensive line of rugged mobile computing solutions with its introduction of the Getac PS236 portable handheld device with GPS, WWAN communication, and WiFi with Bluetooth capabilities, on the market. Offering a variety of features including a built-in 3 megapixel auto-focus camera, altimeter, E-compass, extended battery life, real-time voice and data communications, and up to 12 Gigabytes of storage, the Getac PS236 portable PDA could very well be the only companion field professionals will need, even in extreme environments. |
Getac GPS Handheld
For field-based personnel, real-time communications in all forms is the most critical aspect of their job and the Getac PS236 provides it all in one GPS handheld device. The built-in GPS gives exact location coordinates to within 5 meters and its built-in camera allows users to capture critical data and transmit with description tags specifying details of the photos. Using Getac's proprietary Geo-Tagging software application, users can quickly tag a variety of geographic information including GPS, E-Compass, and Altimeter, into the JPEG file.
Getac PS236 portable GPS device
"The new Getac PS236 GPS unit offers users fast, reliable, and consistently accurate real-time communications solutions which are critical to anyone working in the field," said Jim Rimay, president, Getac. "Our customers work in some of the most extreme environments and need a communications tool that can handle severe climate changes and perform flawlessly. By extending the battery life and increasing the storage capacity in the Getac PS236, our customers can spend more time in the field and increase overall productivity anywhere in the world," Mr. Rimay added.
Getac PS236 Features
• 3.5” VGA High-Resolution Touch Screen Display
• Marvell PXA310 806 MHz processor
• Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1
• 128MB Onboard MDDR
• 4GB Onboard NAND Flash Storage ROM
• MIL-STD 810G and IP67 Compliant
• Embedded SiRF star III GPS Receiver
• 3.0 Megapixel Onboard Camera
• Altimeter and E-Compass
• Integrated Bluetooth V2.0 and WLAN b/g Capability
• Sunlight Readable, Transflective Panel Display Solution
• 10 Hour Battery Life
• Dimensions: 7.0" x 3.5" x 1.5"
• Weight: 17.6 ounces
Getac altimeter & compass
In addition to its GPS system, the product’s built-in altimeter and E-compass provide advanced accurate positioning features such as latitude and longitude, and altitude, as well as the ability to provide directional relations between the targeted subject and the user’s position. The Getac PS236 GPS handheld also features comprehensive wireless connectivity options, including HSDPA wireless WAN communication, integrated Bluetooth V2.0 and WLAN b/g WiFi. Users can connect the Getac GPS handheld to a GIS server and instantly transmit or process data in the field using its built-in real-time voice function or a Getac Bluetooth modem.
GPS with built-in digital camera
The Getac PS236 handheld PDA is perfectly suited for GIS surveying applications across different sectors including utilities, oil and gas, forest patrol, and surveying and mapping of geology and mineral resources. The built-in digital camera enables instant visual data capture on-site. The high resolution, 3.5” VGA touch screen display with sunlight readability and Transflective Panel technology dramatically enhances the viewing quality of graphic-intensive files and detailed maps in bright sunlight or snowy conditions.
Getac PS236 specifications
The Getac PS236 handheld GPS features Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system. Measuring a mere 7.0 x 3.5 x 1.5-inches, the Getac GPS can operate at full capacity for up to 10-hours on a fully-charged battery. The Handheld GPS is MIL-STD 810G compliant and IP67 rated for dust and water resistance. The Getac PS236 makes it easy to transfer data and does not require the need to learn the system.