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Emergency Response and Law Enforcement

Powerful Mobile Mapping Features

Works without a connection.

Avenza Maps™ works 100% offline. Locate yourself using only GPS. Collect data in remote areas without needing to rely on a network connection.

Import custom maps.

Use your own custom maps created with your own GIS data. You can import maps in many formats including PDF, GeoTIFF and JPG.

Locate yourself and collect data

Collect data and organize into custom schemas when out in the field. Export and share data to your teams to provide the most up-to-date sources.

How Can Avenza Maps Help You?

Critical decisions during emergencies rely on accurate information and most importantly accurate mapping technology. Visual information and spatial awareness lead to making faster decisions and better management. Avenza Maps has developed a cost-effective platform that enables you to align your mapping and field data collection needs with your existing enterprise organizational needs.

The flexibility of our mobile app allows you to import custom maps created by your team. Multiple maps of an area can be grouped as a collection for seamless browsing. When away from network coverage, maps can be used completely offline, only relying on GPS to precisely locate yourself and to collect points of data in the field. Create custom field collection schemas to take inventory of disaster areas and other important points of interest. The app allows you to export data and upload it to your own network or a cloud storage solution.

In the air over a forest fire or in an emergency response team on the ground, situational awareness and sharing the most up-to-date maps across your teams is of highest priority. The Avenza Maps platform provides your team with a more organized and managed way to use maps on the ground and have data immediately available to enable critical decision making.

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Case Study Insights

Arizona Wildland Fire

Wildland Fire’s Air Tactical Team

“Not too long ago, it was common to carry a briefcase filled with maps as large as 3 ft. x 2ft. that marked heli spots, division breaks, and numerous other landmarks. Although valuable, paper maps were very cumbersome, and sometimes so large that the ends could touch wall to wall in a tiny cockpit. When crews started to use digital maps on their iPads, it was definitely a welcome move for many. We used to get our first look of the fire during the morning briefing when the paper maps were handed out, but now both air and ground personnel come to the briefing more prepared knowing what they’re up against.”

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United States Forest Service

“Because of the nature of our job, the technology behind this app is crucial to what we do since the situation can change quickly and suddenly. With the map packets we utilized before discovering Avenza’s PDF Maps app, we were never able to update them after 11:00 PM the night prior – so much can change overnight when it comes to a wildfire or a hurricane. Now that we have the PDF Maps app, we can update our maps throughout the day to keep everyone fully informed of the situation.”

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Benefits

Prepare

Decrease the need for paper maps. Share existing digital maps with your team and reduce redundancy.

Execute

Spend less time collecting data. Incorporate high-accuracy data collection into your field operations.

Save

Make informed decisions by having access to timely information which translates into time and cost savings.

Partners

ACT Emergency Services Agency
Prince George SAR
United States Forest Service

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