3 D Mapping For Skiers Or Crime Stoppers

EVER SKI DOWN A SLOPE AND wonder just how fast you went and how far? Skiers at Vail this season aren't guessing anymore. The resort is leasing lightweight fanny packs stuffed with the latest in global-positioning-satellite mapping software, developed by MapInfo Corp. in Troy, N.Y., to plot skiers' movements on a digital map.

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