Mobile and Field GIS

— Mobile GIS is a growing technology.
More and more choices are becoming available for field spatial data collection. —

LBS – Location Based Services

Location Based Services is a growing technology field that focuses on providing
GIS and spatial information via mobile and field units.


ESRI’s handheld mapping software runs in the Windows CE environment using ArcView


Variety of products supporting field GIS functions. Uses Oracle 8i Lite as the
database engine.

This application allows you to add mapping and GPS capabilities to your Palm Pilot.

FUGAWI,used in combination
with almost any popular handheld GPS receiver and a download cable turns your
PC, laptop, Pocket PC or Palm PDA into a navigation and mapping system.


StarPal is the creator of HGIS, a handheld GIS solution that can run on Windows
CE, 2000, 98, 95, and NT Notebook, Handheld, and Pocket computers with export
options to .mif and .shp files.


MapInfo® MapXtend™, Java™ Technology Edition is a developer tool for creating
location-based applications running on wireless Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs).

Palm OS GIS Software
to finding GIS and mapping software for your Palm and Visio PDAs.


Developers of mobile mapping/GIS-Based software with the suite of FieldSmart products.

Field GIS
data capture software which can display and edit map geometry and attributes.
PocketGIS runs on Microsoft Windows CE for the Handheld PC, Windows CE Handheld
PC Professional Edition, and Windows CE for the Palm-size PC.


Find information about mobile GIS applications, downloads and devices. Browse
and download GIS applications for your PDA.