The Swiss Federal Office of Topography has announced the release of Swiss Map Mobile for Windows Mobile. the topographic map software allows GPS positioning, waypoints, routing and also a moving map. The software is also able to record a route.
Swiss Map Mobile covers the entire surface of Switzerland at 1:25 000 and 1:100 000 scale, with the National Map of Switzerland idivided into eight sectors. The map at 1:500 000 and 1: 1 million scale covers the whole of Switzerland.
Each sector can be purchased and downloaded from Toposhop.ch and then transferred to the internal memory of the mobile phone or memory card, which must then be inserted into the phone, allowing the possibility of viewing the maps without the phone connected to the mobile network.
Swiss Map Mobile is available in German, French, Italian and English.