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Satski satnav for smartphones

If you're getting set for a seasonal skiing break and are thinking of trying off-piste exploration for the first time, you might be wise to invest in a Satski dedicated mountain navigator.

Satski maps skiing and snowboarding runs in the French and Italian Alps and colourcodes them according to official difficulty ratings. It also shows the location of towns, ski lifts and resting points.

By way of introduction, Satski is launching a free trial of the Satski software for mobile phones. This includes ski resort information and ski maps for the locality.

Having tried out the Satski smartphone software, users can then pay an activation fee of €39 to unlock further features including real-time GPS/GPRS tracking, instant message alerts about resort conditions and lift availability.

A Buddy Tracker feature enables family members to keep tabs on each other - handy if you're a red run veteran and your kids are still exploring the nursery slopes. An emergency services feature sends your exact coordinates to rescuers should you get into trouble.

A demonstration video and a downloadable applet can be found at Satski.com.

Satski satnav for smartphones

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