GIS mapping system, netbook, mobile hotspot device, scanner
Topcon Positioning Systems' GRS-1 is a modular, dual-constellation satellite mapping system with an integrated 2.0 megapixel camera. Wireless LAN and Bluetooth technology let users access a GIS server to download maps and other GIS data to use in the field. The GRS-1 includes 256 MB SDRAM, 806 MHz processor and 1 GB Flash memory, along with an internal GSM or CDMA modem.
The MSI Computer Wind U123 netbook features an Intel Atom 1.66 GHz N280 processor, EasyFace facial identification software and 10.2-inch LCD. The netbook has a 160 GB 2.5-inch SATA hard drive, 1 GB DDR2 533 MHz memory, 1.3 megapixel webcam and 802.11b/g wireless LAN. The Wind U123 is available in red, blue, gray and white.
Sprint offers the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200 mobile hotspot device to connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices like laptops, cameras and MP3 players via mobile broadband Rev A Internet access. Its battery provides four hours of user time and 40 hours standby on a single charge. The device features security through Wi-Fi protected access 2 with preshared keys (WPA2-PSK), wired equivalent privacy (WEP) and stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall. A two-year service agreement is required.
Canon's DR-9050C scanner operates at speeds of up to 112 pages/225 images per minute in color, grayscale, and black and white, with a 500-sheet automatic document feeder. It handles document sizes from business card up to 11 x 17 inches. The scanner's optical resolution is 600 dots per inch. The DR-9050C automatically detects double-feeds, staples and page size.
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