ESRI ArcPad software is a mobile mapping and geographic information
system (GIS) technology. Mobile computing is bringing fundamental changes
to the way geography is utilized with the ability to bring your work with you and to interact directly with the world around you.
Mobile GIS comprises the integration of four technologies: GIS, lightweight hardware, the global positioning system (GPS), and wireless communication.
ArcPad provides database access, mapping, GIS, and GPS integration to
users out in the field via handheld and mobile devices. Data collection with ArcPad is efficient and significantly improved with immediate data validation and availability.