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Scottish / UK Post Brexit Maps Now Available on Avenza Maps

Latest European Union maps highlight recent political changes

Toronto, ON, March 9, 2017 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher® cartographic software for Adobe® Illustrator® and Geographic Imager® geospatial tools for Adobe Photoshop®, is delighted to announce that updated political maps of the European Union (EU) are now available on the Avenza Map Store. After a sensational launch in Europe of the printed versions, map publisher XYZ Maps, is making the digital maps available through Avenza’s market-leading, award-winning mobile mapping app, Avenza Maps. Recently featured in the Scottish newspaper, The National, the standard EU 2019 – Post Brexit map shows the UK out of the EU. However, the map attracting widespread attention is the alternative Scottish EU 2019 – Post Brexit map as it shows an independent Scotland still a member of the EU, while the reduced UK of England, Wales and Northern Ireland are out.

“We continuously support all of our map publishers who strive to improve maps for everyone,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza Systems Inc. “The ease and speed of which maps can be published to a world-wide audience using the Avenza Maps platform is unparalleled,” he added. “Historic events that change the political horizon are documented not only by the media and social networks, but also in maps because it can affect the way we travel and move.”

The Scottish EU 2019 – Post Brexit map and other maps of the EU and UK published by XYZ Maps are available on the Avenza Map Store.

More about Avenza Maps

The Avenza Maps app is an all-inclusive mapping platform for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices. Consumers can download the app for free, get georeferenced maps from the Avenza Map Store, and use them completely offline with a variety of tools. Map publishers can register as a vendor in the Avenza Map Store and generate revenue by pricing their maps and making them available for purchase in this iTunes-like model for maps. Businesses and organizations can upgrade to a cost-effective Avenza Maps Pro subscription which allows for commercial use, includes enhanced tools and features, and enhanced support. For more information, visit the Avenza Maps website at www.avenzamaps.com.

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

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 users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services, as well as the Avenza Maps app for purchasing and using maps on iOS, Android, and Windows devices. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information contact:
416-487-5116
info@avenza.com
www.avenza.com

Avenza Releases Geographic Imager 5.2 for Adobe Photoshop

Connect to Esri® ArcGIS Online within Adobe Photoshop to import image layers

Toronto, ON, February 7, 2017 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the Avenza Maps app for mobile devices and geospatial plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, including MAPublisher® for Adobe Illustrator®, is pleased to announce the release of Geographic Imager 5.2 for Adobe Photoshop®. This latest update includes many new features including full compatibility with the latest Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 2017 release.

This Geographic Imager release also introduces the ability to import spatial image layers directly from Esri’s ArcGIS Online accounts and web services into Adobe Photoshop enabling users to harness Geographic Imager’s and Adobe Photoshop’s tools to edit georeferenced high-resolution imagery.

“This release means that both Geographic Imager and MAPublisher are fully compatible with Adobe CC 2017 and have ArcGIS Online integrated,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. “We’re continuously providing more ways for our users to import their data into an excellent map design environment,” he added. “Avenza software covers your needs from any point in your mapping workflow, including output to mobile devices.”

Enhancements and new features of Geographic Imager 5.2

  • Fully compatible with the latest Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
  • Sign-in and import Map Image Layers, Tile Layers, and web services from ArcGIS Online with complete spatial referencing
  • ENVI HDR Raster and DEM support
  • Tiling improvements and optimizations
  • Various user interface and usability enhancements

 

More about Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop

Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop leverages the superior image editing capabilities of the world’s premier raster-based image editing software and transforms it into a powerful geospatial production tool. Work with satellite imagery, aerial photographs, orthophotos, and DEMs in GeoTIFF and other major GIS image formats using Adobe Photoshop features such as transparencies, filters, and image adjustments while maintaining georeferencing and support for hundreds of coordinate systems and projections.

Geographic Imager 5.2 is immediately available and free of charge to all current Geographic Imager Maintenance Program members and at US$319 for non-maintenance upgrades. New fixed licenses start at US$699. Geographic Imager Basic licenses start at US$99. Academic, floating and volume license pricing is also available. Visit www.avenza.com/geographic-imager for more details.

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

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 users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services, as well as the Avenza Maps app for purchasing and using maps on iOS, Android, and Windows devices. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information contact:
416-487-5116
info@avenza.com
www.avenza.com

Avenza MAPublisher Now Features ArcGIS Online Integration within Adobe Illustrator

Connect to ArcGIS Online within Adobe Illustrator to import and work with data layers

Toronto, ON, January 4, 2017 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of the Avenza Maps app for mobile devices and geospatial plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, including Geographic Imager® for Adobe Photoshop®, is pleased to announce the highly anticipated integration of ArcGIS Online into the latest release of MAPublisher 9.9 for Adobe Illustrator.

Map makers and GIS professionals can sign-in to their ArcGIS Online account, view available data layers, and import them directly into Adobe Illustrator, while maintaining all georeferencing, geospatial features, and attributes. Unlike Esri’s recent ArcGIS for Adobe Creative Cloud offering, MAPublisher maintains a true GIS-like operating environment within Adobe Illustrator and does not drop attributes or geodata. In addition, users can connect to ArcGIS web services, providing the flexibility to import data from a wide variety of sources. ArcGIS Online is also included in the MAPublisher Point Plotter tool as an option to geocode addresses (using ArcGIS Online service credits).

“MAPublisher is evolving with the integration of ArcGIS Online,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. “We’re committed to providing professionals with more options to get data into Adobe Illustrator using MAPublisher so that can they make the best map products possible,” he added. “From start to finish, MAPublisher makes it easy for anyone to add geospatial data from a variety of sources, create maps with intuitive mapping tools and publish maps to print, web, and mobile-ready formats.”

More about MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator

MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator is powerful map production software for creating high-quality maps from GIS data. MAPublisher cartographic tools leverage the superior graphic design capabilities of Adobe Illustrator to manipulate GIS data and to produce both print-ready and online maps with accuracy and efficiency.

MAPublisher 9.9 is currently available starting at US$1399 for a commercial fixed license. MAPublisher FME Auto and MAPublisher LabelPro are also available as add-ons starting at US$399 per license. Floating and volume pricing are also available. Prices include one year of full maintenance. Visit www.avenza.com/mapublisher for more details.

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

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 users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services, as well as the Avenza Maps app for purchasing and using maps on iOS, Android, and Windows devices. Visit www.avenza.com for more details.

For further information contact:
416-487-5116
info@avenza.com
www.avenza.com

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