Avenza Systems Inc. has received the Best Use of New Technology & New Media Award at the International Map Trade Association (IMTA) Americas conference in Rancho Mirage, California. Avenza won the award for its popular PDF Maps app for Apple iOS devices
"We are ecstatic to receive this award. I'm pleased to see that both publishers and users are finding so much use for PDF Maps", said Ted Florence, President of Avenza. "This app is one of the best tools for acquiring, displaying and interacting with digital maps on mobile devices and tablets, and it is a key component that complements our other software products, integrating it with map production and publishing workflows."
"The Avenza PDF Maps app is a wonderful and promising new solution for delivering digital GPS-enabled maps to smart phones and tablet devices and one that all publishers should be eager to adopt", said Dave Knipfer, IMTA Americas President and President of Mapping Specialists Ltd. of Madison, WI.
The IMTA promotes the interests of all companies involved in the mapping industry, from retailers of atlases, and globe manufacturers to developers of geographic information systems. This year's awards spanned six categories, including Best Folded Map, Best Atlas and Best Tourist Map Product.
PDF Maps complements MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator and Geographic Imager for Adobe Photoshop, the only available methods for authoring geospatial PDF documents within Adobe Creative Suite. PDF Maps is available now on the iTunes App Store free of charge.
For more information about PDF Maps, visit the Avenza website at www.avenza.com/pdf-maps