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ViewRanger(R) USA Outdoors GPS Navigation App Makes Debut

App Offers Full Suite of GPS Features, Detailed National Topographic Mapping and Content Sharing (February 01, 2012)

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/12 -- Apple and Android users who enjoy the outdoors, now have a powerful, dedicated GPS navigation tool for hiking, mountain biking and any land activity with the new ViewRanger® USA app. The app includes the highest quality topographic mapping information in the US with 250,000 miles of public land trails that can be downloaded in advance and cached for access when cell phone coverage is unavailable. The route, once selected and downloaded, can be enhanced with active navigation along with GPS triggered electronic guides.

ViewRanger supports all the features you expect of a top-end GPS device, including track recording, waypoint navigation, map coordinate entry and GPX file exchange. In sports computer mode, it offers a choice of 30 metrics with customizable text, dial or graph view screens. It also uses the smartphone's connectivity to support map download on the move, real-time phone-to-phone and phone-to-web location sharing and wireless synchronization with the web based route planning and social media sharing tools at My.ViewRanger.com.

In addition to finding trails and creating your own routes, you can also download expert authored trail guides to the app from renowned guidebook publishers such as Menasha Ridge/Wilderness Press. Each guided trail comes complete with text description, images from the book and the marked path which can be navigated using the apps on-screen visual guidance.

The company behind ViewRanger have been making outdoors GPS navigation apps since 2006 and has achieved success in Europe on Apple, Android and Symbian platforms. The app is also widely used by Search and Rescue teams in the UK and Ireland because of the product's reliability and accuracy.

The ViewRanger USA edition app, currently on launch promo, costs just $4.99 with unlimited map access. Expert guided trails cost around $1 per trail to download.

Search for ViewRanger on your app store or visit www.viewranger.com.

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