The PhotoTrackr system works by logging your GPS location and the time on the pocket-sized USB device. You then upload that information to your computer using the free PhotoTrackr software. When you import photos from your camera, PhotoTrackr assigns a location to each image by matching up the time stamp of the image file with the PhotoTrackr logs. The GPS information can be embedded into a photograph’s EXIF tag for exporting and use with other programs. The PhotoTrackr software can also export GPS log files in a Google Earth compatible format.
The Mini has 2MB of flash memory, half as much as the larger PhotoTrackr devices, and the built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery can power the device for up to 18 hours. GiSTEQ is accepting pre-orders for the PhotoTrackr Mini now and will begin shipping units in November. It costs $69 and there are no monthly fees.