Posted: 05-Jan-2011 [Source: Esri]
[ArcGIS for Windows Phone lets you find, use, and share maps as well as deploy GIS data and functionality on Windows Phone devices.]Redlands, CA -- Microsoft Windows Phone users can access sophisticated mapping capabilities on their phone with the ArcGIS for Windows Phone app. ArcGIS for Windows Phone lets you find, use, and share maps as well as deploy GIS data and functionality on Windows Phone devices. The free app is now available and can be downloaded directly from the Windows Marketplace.ArcGIS for Windows Phone serves as a mobile gateway into the ArcGIS system to:
* Explore and navigate maps.
* Find places and addresses.
* Query map layers and data.
* Collect, edit, and update features and attribute information while performing field data collection and inspection projects.
In addition to this free application, Esri previously released the ArcGIS API for Windows Phone. Using the API, developers can create custom applications for Windows Phone devices that can be deployed within an enterprise or to the public via the Windows Marketplace.