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    Default Android app replaces expensive GPS devices

    After doing GIS / mapping work for three fire districts, I developed a simple Android app to help departments save money. You don't need to buy expensive GPS devices anymore, just use your Android phone or tablet.

    Don't worry about it being too hard, there are youtube videos to walk you through it. And if you do get stuck, you can always contact me. You can GPS hydrants, pump houses, or anything else you need to map for ISO accredidation etc, all with your phone.

    Check it out on the app market here

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    Default spam?

    My intent wasn't to spam anyone. I do a lot of GIS work for fire departments and was just letting people know about a app that could save them money. As a municipal GIS guy, I know how tight budgets are. I also know how important mapping is to the ISO process. So I made an app to help...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockwellspatial View Post
    So I made an app to help...
    Free apps are made to help. Paid apps are made to profit.

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    understood, I'll remove the post.

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    Looks like I can't remove it. I will contact the moderator and ask them to do so. Didn't mean to be a bother....sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockwellspatial View Post
    Looks like I can't remove it. I will contact the moderator and ask them to do so. Didn't mean to be a bother....sorry.
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    Now go do something that is not Apple/Google.

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    Actually I'm glad this thread got started otherwise I would never had learned about this product.

    We've wanted to map all the available hydrants and water supplies for quite some time now but the cost, availability, and complexity of portable commerical GPS data collection devices prevented us from doing so.

    Now for ~$10.00 I have a device and easy to use software to make it happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart View Post
    Actually I'm glad this thread got started otherwise I would never had learned about this product.

    We've wanted to map all the available hydrants and water supplies for quite some time now but the cost, availability, and complexity of portable commerical GPS data collection devices prevented us from doing so.

    Now for ~$10.00 I have a device and easy to use software to make it happen.
    Any $100 hiking GPS can do this. I'm sure someone on your department has one. Just mark each hydrant or water supply point as a waypoint and download the waypoints to your GIS program (or Google Earth). All you need is the data cable for the GPS, which most of the newer ones come with anyway.

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