From the Manufacturer
Using time and location recordings from Sony's GPS-CS1 GPS device and the time stamp from a Sony digital still camera or camcorder, photo buffs can plot their digital images to a map and pinpoint exactly where they've been. The 12-channel GPS unit is 3.5 inches long, weighs two ounces, and is sold with a carabineer to easily attach to a backpack or a belt loop.
To arrange your pictures geographically, import the logged data from the GPS device, using the supplied USB cable, and then download the digital images to a computer. The supplied GPS Image Tracker software synchronizes the images on your digital camera with the latitude, longitude and time readings from the GPS-CS1 device.
Once synchronized, your photos can become virtual push pins on an online map by activating the Picture Motion Browser software bundled with the latest Sony cameras and camcorders. You can easily add new photos and coordinates to the mapping web site, courtesy of Google Maps, and showcase years of globe-trotting.
No need for complex set-up or connection. Turn on the GPS unit and check its positioning status, match the data and enjoy the new photographic enjoyment.
Compact and lightweight, weighing only about two ounces (not including batteries).
Store data up to one month
Holds approximately 360 hours (31MB) of data, equivalent to one month of tracking recorded at 15 second intervals. Number of log entries may differ depending on satellite coverage and signal strength.
Low power consumption
Efficient design allows up to 10 hours of use with alkaline batteries, or 14 hours with Ni-MH batteries.
Records location every 15 seconds
The GPS Unit records a location log every 15 seconds. When a photo is taken between two log points, the supplied GPS Image Tracker software estimates the locations by extrapolating from logs recorded before and after (before or later) photos are taken. the software creates an estimated location between the two recorded locations. Also If the user takes a photo when there is no satellite signal available, such as when going underground or indoors, the software makes its estimation in the same way. based on the two nearest location logs.
Sony DSC-H2, DSC-H5, DSC-S500, DSC-S600, DSC-W100, DSC-W30, DSC-W50, DSC-W70, DSLR-A100.
What's in the box:
GPS Unit, carabiner, USB cable, CD-ROM (GPS Image Tracker), cleaning cartridge.