Satmap Systems Ltd was founded in Oct 2005 to exploit opportunities in the outdoor GPS hiking, cycling, marine and other related markets. In October 2007, the company launched its groundbreaking, next-generation, handheld GPS mapping device, the Active 10. Powerful, yet simple to use, this mapping system has received outstanding critical reviews and has won several awards. It is now widely used by outdoor sports enthusiasts and has been adopted by the professional users in mountain rescue teams, the police and by military personnel. In January 2014 Satmap launches the Active 12 with a host of new award winning features.