Avenza Maps™ works 100% offline. Locate yourself using only GPS. Collect data in remote areas without needing to rely on a network connection.
Use your own custom maps created with your own GIS data. You can import maps in many formats including PDF, GeoTIFF and JPG.
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.
Mapping technology for government is essential to visualize information, aid operations, maintain and organize information, and help plan better communities and promote civic engagemnt. Today, the demands of being both a fiscally responsible organization and having
proven and effective solutions is ever increasing. The Avenza Maps cost-effective platform enables you to align your mapping 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 urban sites, rural 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.
Providing a proven technology to drive change is a high priority. The Avenza Maps platform provides your team with a more organized and managed way to use maps in all levels of government and the ability to access data immediately enables better decision making.
“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.”
“When you’re out at a job site, a paper map of this size can easily get battered and become burdensome. The beauty of accessing maps through the PDF Maps app is that I can view them on my iPhone and know exactly where I am in the field at any time – thus eliminating the need to carry bulky paper maps that need to be folded or rolled constantly. To be able to just scroll through a map with the touch of my finger is so convenient and easy.”
“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.”
Decrease the need for paper maps. Share existing digital maps with your team and reduce redundancy.
Spend less time collecting data. Incorporate high-accuracy data collection into your field operations.
Make informed decisions by having access to timely information which translates into time and cost savings.
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