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  (October 06, 2011)

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2011

The 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair will be all about making magic with maps, as prepares to showcase an array of new and exciting services geared specially toward map publishers. The company's exhibits will include mobile apps, custom mapping services, and the online map store, along with the map portal, which shows businesses, students, and everyday users how maps can provide a variety of solutions for real-world problems.

For publishers of high-quality maps and atlases, the Frankfurt Book Fair is a chance to learn how they can convert their existing mapping data into digital products and services, even if the data is not in GIS format. After digitizing, helps publishers create interactive apps using their content, which can be sold in the thriving mobile app market. These apps solve the problems associated with print maps, and come at a fraction of the cost. The maps are stored locally on the device, saving users from roaming charges on data download.

Atlas publishers can now look to develop scaled-down or specialized versions of their atlases on tablet devices. Atlas applications have unlimited potential, including selling individual maps from within the app, and offering a free version in addition to the premium version to promote the atlas. Students can explore the map portal in major international languages, including English, Spanish, Arabic, German, Finnish, and Chinese. has thousands of thematic maps available as study tools with engaging content on educational topics. The website offers GIS-generated maps and interactive applications. Learning geography becomes fun with bestselling apps World Atlas and World Quiz.

For businesses selling mapping or educational solutions, the online map store is a great place to increase brand visibility. As draws more than 4 million visitors every month, publishers will easily reach a diverse and huge audience. The store currently sells wall maps in the United States, in collaboration with National Geographic.Businesses working with location-based data can partner with the Custom Mapping division, which can provide POI datasets and mapping expertise.

About the website: is a multilingual portal offering high-quality maps and information across platforms. With a special focus on educational content, the portal has thematic as well as interactive maps on all major platforms: Web, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android. World Atlas and World Quiz are two successful educational apps, with more than 50,000 downloads to date. Other services offered are custom mapping, content digitization, and the online map store.

For more information, please contact:

MapXL Inc.
10 S, Third Street, Suite 310,
San Jose, CA 95113


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