Win a GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr Lite

During the Month of December I am holding a contest in conjunction with the folks at GiSTEQ Corp.. We will be giving one lucky blogger a GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite of their very own.

Photo-A-Day #899d 09/24/07

I have a GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ that was given to me by the fine folks at GiSTEQ to put through its paces. The GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ is a great device. I’ve had mine since August and I have taken it on many many photowalks. The PhotoTrackr is a GPS device that captures your location as you move about. You synchronize your camera’s time to the GPS satellite time of the PhotoTrackr and you are good to go. When you return from taking photos you upload the photos into the PhotoTrackr software and GPS data gets added to each image’s EXIF data. What this means is that your images are now geotagged with the GPS data of the location you were standing when you took the photo.

But that is not all that the PhotoTrackr does. It records the entire trip that you took while taking photos and adds your images to Google maps. You can export the Google maps to your blog and you can also export your trips directly to Google Earth. Then you can organize and play back your trips to see all the places that you visited.

PhotoTrackr LitePhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite – DPL700 is a newer model of the GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr product series. This particular model is mainly designed for travelers seeking photo tracking functions. Some great features to this device is that it runs on a single AA battery, and has a carabiner clip so that users can attach it to their backpacks or belt loops

Do you have another creative use for the GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite? I’m going to lend my GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ to some of my sister’s high school science fair students to use in their science fair experiments that detail animals in specific habitats. By marking the exact location on the image itself this will help the students gather some much needed data.

For the most part I use the GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ for Photowalks. Here are some of my photowalks while using the GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢.

To enter the contest please write a blog post detailing a trip that you are planning or one that you went on where automatic geotagging of your photos would be beneficial. Taking along a GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite will help you capture those locations. Wouldn’t you like to be able to retrace the steps you took around the Great Pyramids or even along the Las Vegas Strip. Maybe you go Lighthouse hunting in New England. heck you can geotag in your own back yard.

Official Rules
1. Write a blog post about why you could use a GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite. Use Photos, Video, geotagging examples whatever you would like. Make sure that you visit the GiSTEQ Corp. homepage and learn as much as you can about the PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite, you can also learn many features from my review of the PhotoTrackr.
2. Include a link to the GiSTEQ Corp. homepage at using keyword GiSTEQ.
3. Include a link to my review of the GiSTEQâ„¢ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ at using keyword PhotoTrackr
4. Learn about the features of the GiSTEQ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite product and link to the product page at using keyword PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite.
5. Embed a copy of the video at the top of this post into your post. Go to YouTube to get the video embed code.
6. Tell others about the contest and link to this post however you would like.
7. Leave me a comment on this blog post with a link to your contest entry.
8. Complete this by December 15, 2007.

To win
1. Voting will begin on December 16, 2007 at 8:00am and End on December 30, 2007 at 12:00pm EST.
2. A Voting Widget will be added to my right Sidebar please direct friends and family and blog readers to so they can vote for you.
3. The blog post with the most votes will be the winner. You may enter with as many blogs as you author.
4. Winner will receive a GiSTEQ PhotoTrackrâ„¢ Lite and will be contacted by me for mailing information.

24 thoughts on “Win a GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr Lite”

  1. Neil, great post. Check out the Wondex version or the Pro version. They have rechargeable batteries and can be charged with the usb port. I love the great stuff you posted. Excellent.

  2. Dan, that is an excellent submission for the contest. I wanted to leave a comment on your post but saw no way to do so. Anyway what a great submission, look for some linky love on today’s photo-a-day post.

  3. Thanks for entering the contest Chica. That was a well written submission. I also see that you added my Photo-A-Day widget to your sidebar. Well an add to my blogroll you will get. Good luck!

  4. Wow, creating a blog just for the contest and for the phototrackr. That is hard core. thanks very much for the entry, and in under the wire too.

  5. Dan,
    Since I can’t leave a comment on your blog here is what I have been leaving on each contestant’s blog.

    Voting polls have opened as of 8:00am this morning. You may vote once a day until December 30, 2007 at 12:00noon. Direct your readers to, the voting widget is on the right sidebar. Also please thank the prize sponsor GiSTEQ Corp. with some linky love. Thanks for participating in the contest.

  6. Thanks very much Mr. Fab. I am talking with my friend Stephen the Dog about a new contest. And I have to update people on my Name my EnV contest. And I have to pick a winner.

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