Pay-as-you-Go GIS Cloud Mapping Platform Map Mavin Lets You Make
Pay-as-you-Go GIS Cloud Mapping Platform Map Mavin Lets You Make and Share Web Maps in Minutes
November 29th, 2018 by Susan Smith
Katie Nelson, Geospatial Ninja for Apollo Mapping, spoke with GISCafe Voice about their most recent product release, Map Mavin. Apollo Mapping was formed in 2011 and resells satellite imagery from firms such as DigitalGlobe, Airbus and international imagery providers.
Launched in late 2016 (and relaunched in mid-2018), Map Mavin is Apollo Mapping’s pay-as-you go GIS cloud online mapping platform that lets users make unlimited public and password-protected web maps. Once you upload your vector and raster files to their secure Amazon cloud, you are ready to make and share your web maps in minutes – just like this demo map with vectors and a base layer TIFF from Boulder, Colorado. This year, Apollo created Image Hunter, a comprehensive satellite imagery search engine with over 38 satellites from 13 organizations.
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We see Map Mavin becoming integral to the widespread sharing and dissemination of GIS data, lowering the barrier of entry to people that need access to data in geographic format but are not themselves GIS experts. We believe that geography matters and everyone should have easy access to data...