Toronto, ON, October 19, 2007 - Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Geographic Imager spatial tools for Adobe Photoshop announces the 2007 Avenza MAP Awards. This competition is a forum for MAPublisher and Geographic Imager users to showcase their work, receive recognition, share ideas and compare their productions with other MAPublisher and Geographic Imager users from around the world.
“We are again thrilled to hold these awards,” said Ted Florence, president of Avenza Systems Inc. ”Every year we see more amazing examples of what our products can empower a user to create and we look forward to just as exciting a selection of entries this year,” he added.
Toronto, ON, October 10, 2007 - Avenza Systems Inc., the developer of MAPublisher map production software, Geographic Imager spatial imaging software and MAPdataUSA, announces the release of MAPdataCanada, a new library of royalty-free Canada-wide data in Shape file format based on source Canadian, Provincial and Territorial data files. Enhancements include a joined road layer with concatenated road names to a single column for easier labeling and selecting, proper name directory and file structure of all provinces and territories in a convenient DVD package.
“Customers tell us this DVD will save them countless lost hours locating, downloading and manipulating Canadian data to suit their particular requirements,” said Ted Florence, president of Avenza Systems Inc. “Furthermore, as royalty-free data for Canada has heretofore been very difficult to obtain, this royalty-free data set forms the perfect base for a variety of mapping and GIS projects involving Canadian jurisdictions so it’s no surprise that we have had a waiting list of customers anxious to take delivery of this new data set,” he added.
Toronto, ON, June 18, 2007 - Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Geographic Imager spatial tools for Adobe Photoshop is pleased to announce MAPublisher 7.5 for Adobe Illustrator CS2 and CS3. MAPublisher 7.5 is the latest version of this powerful mapmaking software used to produce high quality maps from GIS data and is the first version to offer support for the new Adobe Illustrator CS3.
MAPublisher 7.5 for Adobe Illustrator is a full product update that is free to all current MAPublisher Maintenance Program subscribers and replaces the current shipping version of MAPublisher 7.3 for all new customers using Adobe Illustrator CS2 or CS3.
"We have again responded to the requests of our users by providing support for Adobe’s new version of Illustrator while at the same time improving on the previous version 7.3 release by including many new functions and feature enhancements,” said Ted Florence, President of Avenza, “Support for Google’s KML format as well as the new GUI-based coordinate system editor are major steps forward for MAPublisher as we strive to expand its usefulness and appeal in markets worldwide.” he added.
Toronto, ON, June 18, 2007 - Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Macromedia FreeHand as well as MAPdataUSA and MAPdataWorld royalty-free data sets, announces Geographic Imager 1.5 for Adobe Photoshop CS2 and CS3. Geographic Imager 1.5 is the latest version of this powerful software that adds geospatial functionality to Adobe Photoshop.
“Following the successful release and tremendous reception of the initial Geographic Imager releases, we are delighted to be following up so quickly with this update”, said Ted Florence, President of Avenza Systems. “We have responded to the requests of our users by quickly adding support for Adobe’s newest version of Photoshop as well as enhancing the already useful toolset within the earlier versions.” he added.
Toronto, ON, May 28, 2007 - Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Geographic Imager spatial tools for Adobe Photoshop, is pleased to announce that The Department of Geography & Urban Planning at The University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, has chosen MAPublisher software for use in their Cartography and GIS lab.
“We are very pleased to add MAPublisher to our Cartography and GIS lab at UW Oshkosh. This software, the best of its kind on the market, will allow our students and faculty to produce publication quality maps” said Kazimierz Zaniewski, Associate Professor and Chair. “It will benefit a growing number of faculty members incorporating maps into their research and teaching”, he added.
MAPublisher will be primarily used in the software lab by staff and students towards their degrees as well as in faculty-student collaborative research projects evolving from grants, contracts, and various other sources. All users will be able to take advantage of the graphics capabilities of MAPublisher to produce high-quality maps.