Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Zondervan Study Bible App

December 15th, 2011

In 2010, Zondervan released their new Atlas of the Bible publication containing all new maps by International Mapping. In 2011, Zondervan returned to International Mapping to have a series of Map Story Videos and Interactive Map Timelines created to help enhance their new mobile iOS version of the Atlas.

Zondervan NIV Product Page

Amtrak-Martina McBride Tour Poster

December 7th, 2011

Amtrak and Republic Records Nashville, home of Country music star Martina McBride, turned to International Mapping to produce a large scale route map outlining the recently completed Martina McBride: ELEVEN Across America Powered by Amtrak tour. The route map highlighted the eleven tour stops which spanned across the country – including three live performances in Albuquerque, Chicago and New York – and served as a back drop during the October tour. The route map will also be featured in an upcoming television show for the Great American Country Network, which will feature Martina’s ELEVEN Across America Powered by Amtrak tour.

National Park Service – Keweenaw National Historical Park

November 25th, 2011

The National Park service turned to International Mapping to produce two interactive kiosk applications for the newly formed Keweenaw National Historical Park in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Unlike a traditional national park with defined park boundaries, the Keweenaw National Historical Park spans the entire Keweenaw peninsula uniting public and private historical sites related to the copper mining history of the region.

The “Welcome to the Copper Country” kiosk application combined with a 4′ x 8′ solid terrain model of the region helps orient visitors to the geography of the Keweenaw Peninsula. The application provides detailed information about the three dozen historic sites across the peninsula which constitute the Park. A second component of the application offers up 9 different planned excursions. The excursions group the sites geographically and make the most of a visitors time to visit and explore the Park by offering half-day, full-day and two-day excursions.

The “Close-up on Calumet” kiosk application covers the historical development of downtown Calumet from crossroads to boom town to modern day. The program tells the life history of Calumet using a series of detailed oblique map images, 3-D buildings, text and historic and modern photos. Spanning the last two hundred years, the program visually guides the user through the settlement and copper mining related growth of the key mining town of Calumet, MI.

2011 CaGIS Awards

June 17th, 2011

International Mapping won two awards at this year’s 38th annual Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) competition. The animated Battle of the Wilderness map received Best in Category for the Interactive/Digital Category and the West Bank and Gaza poster received an Honorable Mention in the Thematic Category.

http://www.cartogis.org/docs/map_competition/map_design_competition2010.pdf

National Park Service – Fredericksburg and Wilderness Battlefields

May 13th, 2011

To support the growing public interest in the Civil War and to help interpret the Fredericksburg and Wilderness Battlefields, the National Park Service contracted International Mapping to develop a virtual park map program. The interactive map experience, still in development, helps bring the Civil War to life.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGw0aY9fH08

Imagining the Israeli-Palestinian Border

February 7th, 2011

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy turned to International Mapping to help illustrate possible Israeli / Palestinian land swap options. In conjunction with the publication of Imagining the Border, The Washington Institute has released a fully interactive online map resource. Users can explore the report’s various land swap proposals and see detailed information about every Israeli and Palestinian community in the West Bank. With satellite images and terrain maps drawn from the most up-to-date Google Earth database, the interactive map permits users to examine these proposals from a local perspective, down to the level of individual streets and buildings. In addition to the development of the core data and interactive mapping application, International Mapping also provided the Washington Institute with a series of accompanying poster map titles that can also be downloaded from the website.

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/templateC04.php?CID=301