PR — Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced a new release of its mSIS – mobile Spatial Information System (‘mSIS’) product. mSIS is an easy-to-use field data capture application for the Pocket PC platform. It is supplied in two parts: a desktop based project management package – mSIS Office; plus the Pocket PC-based data capture software – mSIS Mobile.
In addition to offering significant improvements in performance for
both the Office and Mobile platforms, the new release gives users the
ability to trim or ‘cookie-cut’ overlays, including OS MasterMap®, for
use on the PDA. This gives mobile users easy access to the data they
need for the task in hand, rather than having to carry a large data
Attribute handling has been significantly improved for both simple and
XML schemas, via the extended ‘automatic’ and ‘mandatory’ field
functionality which reduces the possibility of user error and speeds up
the data capture process. The new version supports the creation of
lightweight GeoTIFF images that can be used as a backdrop on the mobile
device and also has enhanced data transfer between the Mobile and
Mike O’Neil, managing director, Cadcorp, commented, “The new version of
Cadcorp mSIS offers a vast improvement in overall functionality and OS
MasterMap handling, which will greatly enhance the productivity of
mobile data capture users”.