The GPS system is so widely known, itís an acronym that doesnít need to be spelled out, but that doesnít mean products arenít advancing. Garmin International Inc.ís handheld Colorado devices employ the Rock ín Roller wheel, which lets outdoor, marine and fitness enthusiasts find their way with just one hand, usually with just their thumb.
It also adds a game called Whereigo, which adds a new dimension to geocaching. The 7.3 oz unit also permits wireless exchange of geocaches, waypoints and tracks between units.
The color 3-inch screen provides 3-D elevation perspective, including preloaded U.S. topographic maps, shoreline details, depth contours and boat ramps for inland lakes and navigable rivers in the U.S.
Handheld Garmin Colorado devices employ the Rock ín Roller wheel.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
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