The best products, the best advice, the best people.

We deliver Mobile Apps for all Industries that transform your business operational performance and profitability.

We provide you with the best selection of GPS devices, tablet PCS, PDAs, mapping software and accessories from the world’s leading brands.

4DGlobal is a company that has grown and evolved with the GPS and GIS industry. Starting with the earliest GPS devices, we have expanded to cover not only the latest GPS technology but also rugged field mobility solutions, mapping software, training and services.

The company was created under the name of Global Star, then became GPS World and finally the RapidMap Group of Companies. 4DGlobal is the hardware division of RapidMap, with sister companies Iconyx and RapidMap Services focusing on spatial data systems and data capture and GIS services.

We provide you with the best selection of GPS devices, tablet PCS, PDAs, mapping software and accessories from the world’s leading brands. From professional to recreational use, we have your needs covered. With our 23 years of expertise in a wide range of mapping disciplines, you can be sure that you are getting the best advice on the solution that is right for you.

Whether you are a fire fighter preparing for the fire season or managing a fire outbreak, a disaster response team finding the most effective route to save lives or an environmental scientist creating a detailed inventory of flora, fauna, weeds, waterways and soil conditions, we understand your challenges. If you are a works manager keeping track of the maintenance needs of our bus stops, road signs and footpaths or a traveller on the verge of navigating your next adventure, we have a solution that’s right for you. We are here to help you see the possibilities that effective management of spatial data can open up for your business.

We are passionate about getting you the right tools to solve your problem and always take the time to speak to you about what you need. So many times we have had the satisfaction of seeing our customers take a big step forward in managing their business operations, getting real competitive advantage from the new technology. Thats what its all about!

We have found that expert training and installation assistance make a big difference to the success of new business solutions, so we provide these services to you in addition to regular technical support. Its just another way you can take advantage of our expertise and industry knowhow.

What we do

What we do We are authorised distributors for the major vendors of GIS and Mapping Solutions such as ESRI, Laser Technologies, Ashtech, and Trimble. We have a wide range of products and accessories that represent the state of the art in GIS mapping.

4D Cams

4D Cam is an exciting new application which harnesses the convergent technologies built into Xplore Pen Computers to manage digital photos and JPG images in association with your field team’s workflow. Using the Xplore Pen Tablet and 4D Cam you can now seamlessly capture photos, crop and mark up images, label the images to show date, time and location data.

Mobile Computers

Field Computers revolutionised the mapping and surveying professions, allowing to collect and process data while in the field, streamlining workflows and increasing productivity to unthinkable levels. However, real world surveying and mapping demands rugged, versatile equipment, able to resist tough environments.

GPS Equipment

With GPS now a proven, mature technology, the number of product alternatives and options can become overwhelming. The 4D Global team has the experience to identify the best technology available for alternative uses and budgets. We work with the major GPS brands including Garmin, Ashtech, Trimble, and Hemisphere

Field Cameras

Field Cameras provide the GIS Professional with a platform for powerful digital photography, full networkability, and the intelligence to relate images to information. 4D Global also provides associated solutions for workflows with GPS positioning and barcode scanning.

Laser Rangefinders

With current state-of-the-art laser rangefinders, professionals can streamline workflows, simplify field-data-collections, and easily store data into a data base for future reference, reporting, and final delivery. We are authorised distributors of best-of-breed products such as the LaserTech’s TruePulse® product line. With a built-in compass, this unit allows for the measurement of slope distance, inclination, and azimuth as well as position any remote feature with just one shot.


Software plays a central role in GIS technology and can have a major impact in your productivity and running costs. GIS field software can be used with your field equipment. Tightly integrated with office software to perform post-processing functions on data collected from the field, it can produce highly useful mapping information.

Survey Equipment

Quality and durability of survey equipment is key for deliverying consistent and accurate results. Accurate surveying ensures repeating assignments and durable equipment means less maintenance costs and higher productivity.


From special adapters to custom made cables, we provide a complete portfolio of accessories to accomplish tasks such as surveying, stockpile inventories, forestry, telco mesasurement or just trekking. We help our clients preserve the equipments and get the most out of them.

Our Clients

We have an extensive list of case studies and client testimonials

Find out more about how 4D Global can assist your organisation

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