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Exa-Min Technologies announces GBM Mobile software upgrades



BRISBANE – January 2006 - Exa-Min Technologies announces the immediate availability of a patch to GBM Mobile V3.50 (release 3.50.0037p) to make the product compatible with the new Widows Mobile 5 Pocket PC operating systems for the Pocket PC. 


GBM Mobile delivers a complete “out-of-the-box” solution for field mapping and data collection on Windows Pocket PC base Portable Digital Appliances (PDA). The product is based on the MapInfo MapX Mobile and is fully compatible with other MapInfo GIS products and is used extensively on Windows Pocket PC units such as the HP iPAC. For further information on GBM Mobile is available at


Windows Mobile 5 (Pocket PC 2005) is shipping on new PDA equipment in place of Windows Pocket PC 2003 which was provided with most older units. Customers who acquire new Windows Mobile 5 based PDA units should contact Exa-Min for a link from which they can download the patch. The patch is available free of charge to customers who purchased GBM Mobile since October 31st 2005 or who subscribe to the Exa-Min software maintenance program.


There are no significant new features in the interim 3.50.0037p release. Customers who are running Pocket PC 2003 based PDA systems and are not upgrading immediately to Windows Mobile 5, do not need to download the patch. Customers who are using GBM Mobile on ike hardware should not install the 3.50 patch. Contact Exa-Min for the special 3.52 release. Further information is available at



Significant new features are included in the upcoming GBM Mobile V4.10 which is now undergoing field testing. An announcement will be posted on the Exa-Min web site at when GBM Mobile V4.10 is ready for general distribution.



About Exa-Min Technologies

Exa-Min Technologies, a Brisbane based company, has been a MapInfo Partner for ten years and specialises in delivering custom IT solutions involving spatial technologies. Exa-Min Technologies is an established developer of MapInfo companion products, distributed under the Geobasemap and GBM Software labels. For further information contact Exa-Min Technologies on 07 3210 0741 or


About MapInfo

MapInfo Corporation is a global software company that integrates software, data and services to help customers realise greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions. MapInfo solutions are available in 20 languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries.  Headquartered in Troy, NY, MapInfo Corporation is on the World Wide Web at The company’s Australian headquarters is in Sydney NSW.



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