ESRI has announced that ArcPad 8 will be released in the first quater of 2009. The new version will see an entirely revamped user interface, featureing an Office 2007 type feel with ribbons and quick launch toolbars. As a bonus, ArcPad Application Builder, the development framework for ArcPad, will be included with every ArcPad 8 license.
Other highlights of the new release include:
- An ArcGIS Server Extension to allow direct synchronisation to ArcGIS Server from ArcPad
- An improved, more intuitive GPS interface that takes up less screen real estate
- An enhanced ArcPad Data Manager Extension, which will simplify the process of checking data out and in of the Geodatabase.
If you have any questions at all about the new release, training (for both ArcPad and Application Builder), give us a call on 03 6223 4919.
Stay tuned for further updates regarding the release date and pricing structure.