GPS SightFinder for PocketPC for Pocket PC

GPS SightFinder looks for sights, landmarks and other interesting places close to your current location. Descriptive search results with thumbnail images link to the corresponding
GPS SightFinder for PocketPC

Version: 1.2

GPS SightFinder for PocketPC by: Skylab Mobilesystems Ltd., last updated: 12/08/2007

Requirements: Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 2.0, Active GPS device (built-in or via Bluetooth)

About GPS SightFinder for PocketPC

GPS SightFinder by Skylab Mobilesystems Ltd.GPS SightFinder looks for sights, landmarks and other interesting places close to your current location.Descriptive search results with thumbnail images link to the corresponding Wikipedia articles for detailed up-to-date information.

GPS SightFinder is a Windows Mobile application for Smartphones and PocketPCs with built-in GPS or a connected Bluetooth GPS device.Based on the location reported by your GPS device it looks for all kinds of geographic objects: towns and villages, rivers and lakes, buildings, tourist sights and many more.

Search results are comfortably presented in a list along with their distance from your location and a short summary.From there you can start browsing referenced Wikipedia articles for much more information on the sight of your choice.
Key features
  • GPS SightFinder works worldwide.
  • Search results can be sorted by name or by distance from your current location.
  • Thumbnail images are available for many sights and are diplayed with your search results.
  • GPS SightFinder is customizable: You can configure how and how many search results are displayed.
  • Since GPS SightFinder fetches text and pictures over the Internet from Wikipedia articles all information is always up-to-date. New geo-referenced articles are constantly added by the community.
  • Add geographical coordinates to your favorite Wikipedia article on local sights and they will soon appear in GPS SightFinder when you visit them. Impress your visiting friends with your knowledge on-site.
GPS SightFinder is the ideal guide for world traveling or just short trips to popular places.
Travel light and leave your books at home, all you need ist your mobile phone and GPS SightFinder.

  • Mobile device running Windows Mobile 5 (Smartphone or PocketPC) or Windows Mobile 6 (Standard, Classic or Professional).
  • Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 2.0 (comes preinstalled with Windows Mobile 6, for Windows Mobile 5 it can be downloaded from Microsoft).
  • Active GPS device (built-in or via Bluetooth) supported by Windows Mobile via Microsoft's GPS API.
  • Working Internet connection on your device to find information about points of interest.

GPS SightFinder for PocketPC, compatible Devices

Att Cingular 8125, Att Cingular 8525, AT&T Palm Treo 750, Acer n310, Acer N311, Asus Mypal A636, Asus Mypal A639, Asus P535, Audiovox Ppc 6700, BenQ P51, Dell Axim X51, Dell Axim X51v, Dopod 818 Pro, Dopod 838, Dopod 838 Pro, Dopod 900, Dopod D810, E-ten G500, E-TEN Glofiish M700, E-TEN Glofiish X500, E-ten M600, Fujitsu Pocket Loox C550, Fujitsu Pocket Loox N500, Fujitsu Pocket Loox N520, Fujitsu Pocket Loox N560, Fujitsu Pocket Loox T810, Fujitsu Pocket Loox T830, Hp Ipaq Hw6900 Series, HP iPAQ rw6815, HP iPAQ rw6828, Hp Ipaq Rx1950 Series, Hp Ipaq Rx5915, HTC P3300, HTC P3350, HTC P3600, HTC P4350, HTC TyTN, HTC Wizard, Mio A201, Mio A701, Mio P350, Mio P550, O2 Xda Atom, O2 Xda Exec, O2 Xda Neo, O2 Xda Orbit, O2 Xda Trion, O2 Xda Mini S, Orange Spv M3000, Orange SPV M3100, Orange Spv M5000, Orange Spv M600, Ppc-6700, Palm Treo 700wx, Palm Treo 750, Palm Treo 750v, Qtek 9000, Qtek 9100, Qtek 9600, Qtek G100, Qtek S200, T-mobile Mda, T-mobile Mda Compact Ii, T-Mobile MDA Compact III, T-mobile Mda Pro, T-mobile Mda Vario, T-Mobile MDA Vario II, Verizon Palm Treo 700w, Verizon Xv6700, Vodafone Vpa Compact Ii, Vodafone Vpa Iv, I-mate Jamin, i-mate JASJAM, I-mate Jasjar, I-mate K-jam

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