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Paul Whitehead

Blackberry worked fantastically, the GPS was very accurate
Paul Whitehead Head of Corporate and Business Development in the television sector
  • Industry: Other
  • Region: EMEA
  • Company Size: Small
  • Solution: BlackBerry® smartphone
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Challenge

  • Paul Whitehead wanted to climb Mount Killimanjaro and needed a device that could guide him on his trek, monitor altitude and log his journey

Solution

  • BlackBerry® smartphone with GPS
  • AllSport GPS application from Trimble, enabling him to upload trek data to AllSportGPS.com and determine when to take altitude sickness prevention drugs
  • Other applications including Google Maps, Facebook, pictures and live news feeds

Benefits

  • Able to stay on track with highly accurate GPS
  • Enabled altitude to be checked in order to take altitude sickness prevention drugs
  • Exceptional coverage, allowing him to contact friends and family from the summit