[FoRK] Paper vs Digital maps -- tip of an iceberg?

Michael Cummins michael at i-magery.com
Sun May 30 12:12:50 PDT 2010


> Stephen Williams
> 
> Too bad Maps/Earth don't have aviation maps and plates yet, with 3D 
> airways and airspaces even.

The Nobeltec suite is really quite amazing.  An excellent demonstration of how digital maps can be superior.

-- MEC



http://www.nobeltec.com/

http://www.nobeltec.com/products/prod_maxpro.asp

3D “Virtual World” Display - Provides a powerful and dynamic 3D visualization of the seabed. Extensive bathymetry, land elevation data and satellite/aerial imagery are carefully integrated to create a truly stunning "Virtual World" display of the navigation scenario. 

Quick-Sync Updates - Navigators can download official data and NTMs (Notices to Mariners) at any time. Updates are quickly downloaded and automatically applied via the Internet or Email. 

Tides & Currents - Tidal prediction graphs as well as current direction, speed and strength are depicted on the chart. 

Satellite Imagery - Superb presentation of satellite/aerial imagery is displayed directly on the electronic chart. 

NavRef Photos – MAX Pro incorporates a wealth of value-added data, including C-Map's renowned C-Marina port database (with high-resolution photos of ports and marinas), a global tidal database, coastal roads and POIs, land elevations, satellite and aerial photos. 

Chart Presentation - Looks and feels like a paper chart, with the power of a vector chart! MAX Pro is premium chart technology for the light marine market.





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