Welcome to the July 2003 PathAway Newsletter. In this edition:
News on PathAway version 3.0
PathAway GPS Navigation and Mapping software
version 3.0 has now been in the field undergoing
rigorous testing for over two months now. While this upgrade has
been a very aggressive leap for us in terms of features and performance,
the payoff in usability and power, has made it all worthwhile!
The product is now stable and ready to handle the most challenging
of mapping and GPS navigational needs. If you haven't tried the
latest build, then please DOWNLOAD AND TRY IT
PC Tools 3.0 Pre-Release Available
( Included FREE as part of PathAway 3)
PathAway PC Tools have been updated to support
the new features added to PathAway 3. A pre-release version
of the new tools is now on the PathAway 3 Download
It's now easier to convert and calibrate your
maps with the new and improved Map Manager.
Icon Manager adds Transparency support
for your icons to give you a clearer view of your icons
on your maps.
PathAway Map Manager 3.0 (click to enlarge)
PathAway Tools version 3.0 New Features:
- PathAway Map Manager:
- Shows resulting map in full window.
- New Calibration panel format.
- Map Projection Calibration support.
- Map Datum and Ellipsoid support.
- Calibrate by selecting known points on map by clicking
points on the map, and entering the Longitude Latitude coordinates.
- Faster loading time of existing PathAway maps.
- Help File added for detailed assistance.
- PathAway Icon Manager
- Transparency support added. Select the transparent color
for your icon.
- Number of Icons per database limit increased to 256 icons.
the new PathAway Tools 3.0 pre-release today.
Integrated PathAway 3 in German and English
Touratech-QV Desktop Mapping Software first integrated PathAway
map and data conversion over a year ago. This latest version of
PathAway is even better with support for Projected maps and datum.
Touratech maps can be output directly to PathAway with more precise
plotting, and without map distortion. The special Touratech version of
PathAway is available now in English and German.
The French version is coming soon. Details at http://PathAway.com/ttqv.htm
Note: If you already own PathAway 3, then the Touratech software
will work with your current version.
PathAway Partner Spotlight
is an on-line tool designed to create SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
images from tracklogs. Now supports creating SVG images from PathAway
Track and Point databases. Simply upload your PathAway Track databases
to GPS Visualizer and view the resulting map laid out in Vector
format over selectable background maps. Generate color coded speed
or elevation profiles from your recorded tracks! Thanks to Adam
Schneider for implementing the PathAway Conversion!
PathAway 3.0 Overview
With PathAway 3.0, you can now zoom in and out
by scaling maps on the fly. You can even
calibrate maps in their original projection and
datum formats for pin-point
accuracy. UTM and OSGB positioning readouts
are also now available. Full Hi-Resolution
and Expandable screen support for Palm
OS 5 is also implemented. Having trouble reading your
route lines at a glance? Now adjust the thickness and
color of all tracks and routes for easy readability.
Even choose different size, color, and style of current position
marker. For routing, PathAway is even quicker to setup
a target point to immediately route to with Single Point
Visit us at http://PathAway.com
for a complete list of new features added to PathAway 3.
PathAway Usage Today
PathAway is being used for tracking race routes prior to the rally
races, hikers download trail maps from the Internet to follow
trails, others are following tracked routes while boating
to find their way home in poor weather conditions. Scuba
divers, fishermen, hunters, etc use the product to mark and recall
their secret spots. The product is also used by Paragliders, mountain
climbers, ultralight and private pilots, canoeists, snowmobilers,
motorcyclists, and more.
If you're outdoors and going places, PathAway is
Even professionals use PathAway in areas such as mapping/GIS, tourism, mining,
military training, Surveying, site Inspection, telematics, field
reporting and data collections, Security and Safety,
Search and Rescue and more...
MuskokaTech's software developer kits are being used by mapping
companies for tighter integration between maps and PathAway.
Send us feedback
We love to hear what you're doing with PathAway, and
what it is about the product that you find so appealing.
This feedback continues to provide us with qualified information
to help us understand how the product is used by our customers.
Your input makes a better product for the future.
To send your testimonial /feedback, please fill in our feedback
form at http://pathaway.com/feedback.htm.
The PathAway Team