Ashtech MobileMapper 100 and MobileMapper 6 Support ArcPad 10

The ultimate ESRI mobile mapping software combines with the ultimate Ashtech GNSS handhelds

San Diego – ESRI International User Conference, 13th July 2010 – Ashtech® Booth # 2715 Ashtech today announced that its new MobileMapper® 100 handheld GNSS receiver and its MobileMapper 6 handheld GPS receiver support ArcPad® 10, ESRI®’s newest mobile software.
As an Authorized ESRI Business Partner, Ashtech is offering an exclusive MobileMapper and ArcPad 10 bundle in the U.S. market. The combined power of the new ArcPad 10 software and the new centimeter-accurate MobileMapper 100 is expected to have particular appeal for GIS professionals working in oil and gas resource management, utilities, forestry and agriculture.
GIS professionals can select either the MobileMapper 100 or MobileMapper 6 to match the accuracy their GIS application requires. Ashtech offers mobile mapping solutions that deliver meter- to centimeter-level positioning, in real-time or post-processing modes. The new ESRI ArcPad 10 software combined with Ashtech MobileMapper receivers provide an accurate all-in-one mobile GIS solution to perfectly match the needs of any professional GIS user.
About MobileMapper 100
Designed for GIS data collection and mapping, the MobileMapper 100 integrates an open operating system, built-in communications and Ashtech’s powerful BLADE™ technology. BLADE allows the MobileMapper 100 to deliver the high accuracies desired by GIS professionals, even in extreme GNSS environments, including urban and rural canyons and under dense canopies.  The MobileMapper 100’s GNSS scalability – GPS or GPS/Glonass configuration – and its compatibility with 3rd party networks (VRS, FKP, MAC) enables GIS users to experience optimal data collection virtually anytime and anywhere.
About MobileMapper 6
The MobileMapper 6 is a rugged, compact, and price-competitive professional GPS/GIS handheld receiver. It includes a post-processing option capable of adding sub-meter accuracy performance into your GIS.  It provides a complete set of all necessary features required by a mapping device for anyone who needs productive data collection and efficient asset management in the field.
About Ashtech
Recognized as an industry innovator, Ashtech (formerly Magellan Professional) has been developing GNSS technology for more than 25 years.  Ashtech is the creator of BLADE technology, which introduces a unique patented method to the market using multiple GNSS constellations for high-accuracy positioning.  Ashtech has also introduced the MobileMapper series of products for GIS and mapping, as well as the ProFlex™ 500 and ProMark series, including the ProMark 500, ProMark3 RTK and ProMark 3, a well-recognized GNSS Land Survey product line currently on the market. Ashtech S.A.S. is privately held and headquartered in Carquefou, France, with offices in Beijing, China, and Singapore, as well as affiliates in Santa Clara, California (Ashtech LLC) and Moscow (Ashtech A/O LLC). For more information on Ashtech, visit