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Avenza partners with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to bring its popular offline map app to the Department of Defence and Intelligence Community
Toronto, ON, December 5, 2017 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher® cartographic software for Adobe® Illustrator® and Geographic Imager® geospatial tools for Adobe Photoshop®, is proud to announce that it has officially launched Avenza Maps®, its market-leading, award-winning mobile mapping app, on the GEOINT App Store. Created by the United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the GEOINT App Store is exclusively for Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) personnel.
Avenza Maps, including unlimited access to the Avenza Map Store’s extensive catalogue of digital maps, is available for iOS devices to all DoD and IC personnel by creating a GEOINT account using existing federal credentials, such as Common Access Card (CAC) or Personal Identity Verification (PIV). Once registered, the Avenza Maps app can be downloaded without cost to their mobile device.
“With the launch of Avenza Maps in the GEOINT App Store, we’re proud to be partnering with the NGA to bolster the value of offline maps for critical missions, safety, and locational awareness,” said Ted Florence, president of Avenza. “We’re excited that our app will be officially accessible by the intelligence community and we’re committed to providing them with a mapping technology solution that has so far exceeded the expectations of our users and partners.”
The Avenza Maps app is made available on the GEOINT App Store for iOS devices through the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program (IGAPP). Approved DoD and IC personnel can download the app complimentary to their own mobile device, get unlimited free georeferenced and location-aware maps from the Avenza Map Store, and use them completely offline with a variety of tools including Avenza Maps Pro tier features. For more information about how to get the app, visit the GEOINT App Store website at apps.nga.mil.
More about Avenza Maps and Avenza Systems Inc.
The Avenza Maps app is an all-inclusive mapping platform for mobile devices. Users can import and use maps offline in addition to getting maps from the Avenza Map Store. Map publishers can become Avenza Map Store vendors and make their maps available for purchase. Businesses and organizations can upgrade to an Avenza Maps Pro subscription which allows for commercial use, includes enhanced tools and features, and enhanced support. For more information, visit www.avenzamaps.com.
Avenza Systems Inc. is an award-winning, privately held corporation that provides cartographers and GIS professionals with powerful software tools to make better maps. In addition to software offerings for Mac and Windows desktop users and iOS and Android mobile users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.