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Offline Mobile Mapping App and Maps Available to ERT Personnel in Hurricane Florence Affected Areas

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Emergency and Disaster Response teams can obtain the Avenza Maps Pro app and authoritative maps to use while responding in hurricane-affected areas.

TORONTO, ON, September 15, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Mobile mapping app developer Avenza Systems, Inc. is making the Avenza Maps Pro app plus bundles of topographic maps of the affected area available immediately, at no cost. The app is used on smartphones and tablets to view location-aware maps while offline or without network connectivity making it especially useful in emergency situations.

Emergency response workers and support personnel can obtain a full activation code, installation instructions, and maps at https://www.avenzamaps.com/hurricane2018. The app is available for both Android and iOS devices.

Map bundles consisting of topographic maps, published by the United States Geological Service (USGS), of urban and rural areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia are currently available. Additional maps will be added as updates on the progress of the storm become available.

Avenza Maps Pro is used daily by emergency response teams, members of the military and search and rescue teams around the world to maintain situational awareness and to collect and distribute geospatial information among teams and between organizations. A broader description of the app is available at www.avenzamaps.com/pro.

About Avenza Systems, Inc.
Avenza Systems Inc. is changing the way maps are made, distributed and consumed. Our products include industry-standard geospatial mapping software plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud, a mobile app with digital map reader and mapping tools for offline use, and an online marketplace for digital maps which serves as a distribution channel for publishers and an authoritative map repository for app users. Learn more at www.avenza.com.