Beuth Hochschule fuer Technik Berlin (University of Applied Sciences) chooses Avenza's MAPublisher and Geographic Imager

Beuth Hochschule fuer Technik Berlin (University of Applied Sciences) chooses Avenza's MAPublisher and Geographic Imager

Toronto, ON, August 4, 2009 - 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 Civil Engineering and Geoinformation department at Beuth University of Berlin (Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin), formerly Technische Fachhochschule in Berlin Germany has deployed multiple licenses of both MAPublisher and Geographic software for use in their cartography and GIS labs.

“We are using both programs (MAPublisher & Geographic Imager) in the Bachelor degree courses for Cartography and Geomedia and in the Master degree course Acquisition and Visualization of Geodata. Both programs provide very valuable functions within the intersecting area of GIS, remote sensing and cartography”, said Dr. Ursula Ripke of the university’s cartographic laboratory. “We have found that both programs are essential for our work especially for satellite image based cartography”, she added.

Avenza’s products will be primarily used in the software lab by staff and students towards their degrees as well as in faculty-student collaborative research projects. All users will be able to take advantage of the graphics capabilities of MAPublisher, Geographic Imager and Adobe Creative Suite to produce high-quality maps and work with spatial imagery.

More about MAPublisher and Geographic Imager

MAPublisher is powerful map production software for creating cartographic-quality maps from GIS data. Developed as a suite of plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator, MAPublisher leverages the superior graphics capabilities of this graphics design software for working with GIS data and producing high-quality maps with efficiency. Full details and downloadable demo versions are available at

Geographic Imager is powerful software for working with spatial imagery in Adobe Photoshop that leverages the superior image editing capabilities of this powerful raster-based image-editing software. Full details and downloadable demo versions are available at

More about Avenza Systems Inc.

Avenza Systems Inc. is an award-winning, privately held corporation that provides cartographers and GIS professionals with powerful software tools for making better maps. In addition to software offerings for Mac and Windows users, Avenza offers value-added data sets, product training and consulting services. Visit for more details.

More about the Civil Engineering and Geoinformation department at Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin

The department houses 8 study courses leading to Bachelor and Master degrees in Civil Engineering, Cartography, Geoinformation and Geodesy. Particular attention is given to practice-orientation in studies, teaching and research. Practical training is supported by several well-equipped laboratories. Among these, the lab for cartography and reproductional techniques is responsible for basic and advanced studies in cartography, internet and multimedia presentations as well as geodata visualization.

For further information:
Avenza Systems ● 416-487-5116 ● ●

Geoinformation Department at Beuth University
Tel: 49-030-4504-2026

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