Thursday, June 25, 2009

GIS on Blackberry

The State of Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) provides the people of Florida with efficient and effective communications during normal periods as well as pre-and-post disaster periods and to serve as the contact point in Florida for communications between local governments and emergency agencies, State government agencies and the federal government.

The State of Florida DEM has licensed Freeance Mobile for the purposes of pushing ESRI map services out to BlackBerry smartphones. Florida DEM plans on utilizing BlackBerry smartphones for storm damage mapping and other related field events that require map viewing and GPS map point logging with digital photos. Freeance Mobile will allow Florida DEM to access GIS maps on different BlackBerry smartphones models from any wireless carrier.


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