Global Mapper Mobile App Now Available through NGA IGAPP Store - 25/04/2019

Blue Marble Geographics has announced that is mobile mapping application, Global Mapper Mobile, is now available to USA government agencies through the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program (IGAPP). Administered by the NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency), the mission of IGAPP is to streamline the deployment of commercial mobile apps to government personnel by bridging the gap between traditional government contracting procedures and non-traditional businesses.

Blue Marble's GIS software is used by hundreds of thousands of customers throughout the world who need affordable, user-friendly, yet powerful GIS solutions. Users come from a wide range of industries including software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as government departments and academic institutions.

Available on both iOS and Android platforms, Global Mapper Mobile enables remote access to mission-critical geospatial datasets in an easy-to-use application. Used in conjunction with the desktop version of the software, Global Mapper Mobile supports hundreds of GIS data formats – both raster and vector – and offers simple, form-based field data collection and geotagged photo capture.

To address the specific needs of the Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) community, the IGAPP version of Global Mapper Mobile includes streaming access to online data services and the ability to store downloaded tiles for remote offline use.

“IGAPP provides mission-relevant, cyber-secure mobile apps to warfighters, aviators, mariners and first-responders,” said John Holcomb, IGAPP program manager at Engility, the NGS’s broker for putting commercial applications into the GEOINT App Store. “The program provides commercial vendors with a rapid, cost-effective, path to sell their products. We are thrilled to add the Global Mapper Mobile the store and look forward to getting into the hands of DoD users."

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Last updated: 26/01/2020