Subscribe / Unsubscribe Enewsletters | Login | Register

Pencil Banner

iPad App Helps Forest Service Distribute Maps for Firefighters

Stephanie Overby | Jan. 31, 2013
The U.S. Forest Service deploys a mobile map application for firefighters and emergency responders to use in the field and for tactical planning

What to Watch Out For: Avenza has not yet introduced its Android app, so Brenzel had to implement a different map distribution app for half of his users. He also had to figure out a stable method of distribution since most federal sites use protected intranets. Ultimately, he created a public folder in DropBox and embedded QR code functionality into the Avenza app so users scan the code to pull up the latest maps.

 

Previous Page  1  2 

Sign up for CIO Asia eNewsletters.