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Trekbuddy is a J2ME application to be used with a GPS receiver. It is designed to work with every Java-enabled device.

It features capabilities such as

  • GPS tracking and simple touristic navigation
  • bitmap maps (without zoom, you can store bitmap maps with different resolution instead)
  • arrange maps as atlas for increasing and decreasing resolution
  • tracklogging in NMEA or GPX format
  • simple navigation (to a single waypoint or along a route)
  • compass screen (HPS)
  • cockpit screen (CMS)
  • location sharing via SMS with other trekbuddies

and more.

It supports most commonly used map projections and grids, such as

  • Latitude/Longitude
  • Mercator
  • Transverse Mercator
  • Universal Transverse Mercator
  • Swedish Grid
  • British National Grid
  • Irish Grid
  • Swiss Grid
  • Lambert France I-IV
  • Lambert Conformal Conic

as well as custom datums.

As a location source

  • bluetooth or serial port GPS
  • internal (integrated) GPS
  • NMEA file
  • HGE-100 device
  • O2 Germany network

may be used.

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