Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Cave mapping-an innovative use for PalmOS handhelds


Auriga is a really innovative program for PalmOS handhelds that allows topographers to use PalmOS handhelds for cave mapping. Here is a short description of the program:

Auriga is a cave survey freeware designed for in-cave use; it runs on any PalmOS device with OS 3.0 or better. Beside replacing the classical paper notebook for input of numeric data, it provides a real-time graphical display of the cave line plot, statistics and list views of accumulated survey data. A conduit allows bidirectional transfer of data with popular PC-based cave survey sofftware. The program is available in 3 languages-download it at http://www.speleo.qc.ca/auriga.

Innovative, isnt it? Do that with a PocketPC....