Satmap Systems Ltd is a UK based company founded in October 2005. They have developed 3 high-end, Award winning handheld GPS devices that are designed for serious enthusiasts of The Great Outdoors, especially walking, hiking, cycling and off-roading. To compliment the Active series of GPS devices, they also have over 400 high quality maps from a number of reliable sources such as Ordnance Survey and OpenCycleMap. As of 2014 we have developed the Satmap Adventure Layer mapping, which uses a special Satmap custom version of OpenCycleMap data.
Their first GPS device, the Active 10, was released in 2007. The Active 10 was purpose built for the outdoors, featuring a large screen, rugged casework and 2 axis electronic compass. The device is used by many Mountain Rescue Teams across Europe and received numerous awards.
The Active 12, the successor to the Active 10, was released in 2014. The Active 12 brings a high resolution screen, 128MB of RAM, a barometric altimeter and Bluetooth connectivity. The Active 12 is their every-day, lightweight GPS device and available for sale.
The Active 20, is the latest edition to the Active GPS range and was launched in May 2017. The all-British-made Active 20 features DualControl touchscreen and buttons, Wi-Fi and a very high ruggedness spec. The Active 20 is availble for purchase from participating, leading retailers and from the Satmap website.