WayFinder Active – Serios competition for Nokia Sports Tracker

WayFinder Active is a free GPS application for mobile phones consisting of mobile maps, GPS recording and statistics designed for people involved in outdoor adventures and activities such as running, hiking, skiing, trekking, trailing, biking, racing or other activities.

Useful features include detailed statistics such as maximum, current and average speed during each activity, plus the distance traveled and calories burned. With a built-in compass and a “Reverse Route” feature, users can easily find a route to anywhere. With the introduction of free Way finder Active, Way finder also brings the topographic maps of North America to mobile phones.

Once the application is installed on a mobile phone, each user will have access to a world wide map and the ability to record and share routes with a single keystroke. Users can follow in the footsteps of friends’ adventures and training routes by importing routes and tracks directly from and to their mobile phone.

Way finder Active’s integrated online community, ActiveOutdoor, takes outdoor activities to the Internet, with an innovative, user-friendly and measurable way of sharing outdoor activities. Each activity is recorded in a standard GPX format, and the route is then uploaded to the Internet. If needed, users can preload a specific route onto the phone’s caching memory so they can enjoy their activity without thinking about where they are going. Once a route or training trail is completed, the activity is automatically uploaded to the online community.

The free Wayfinder Active can be downloaded at www.activeoutdoor.com on a computer or directly from a mobile phone browser from www.active.getwf.com

Though the first and the original product is the Nokia Sports Tracker is a GPS based activity tracker that runs on S60 smartphones. It is available as a free download in Downlaod Applocation in our phones. Information such as speed, distance and time are automatically stored to your training diary. To be able to use application for real, you need Nokia S60 3.0 or 3.1 phone with Bluetooth GPS device or Nokia S60 3.0 or 3.1 phone with integrated GPS.

Well what ever the application is they do help us keep fit in the first place.

Author: Team FoneArena

A team of mobile geeks