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Wed, 13 Sep 2017
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SCISYS, Xibis share honours of 2017 cartography award

An innovative app project has just received a ‘Commended’ award from the British Cartographic Society (BCS) for excellence in digital mapping. SCISYS and Xibis jointly produced an extensive upgrade of the Imray Navigator app, an international marine chart plotter for IOS devices, for client Imray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson Ltd.

Imray, a UK publisher of nautical charts and books, picked up the commendation Avenza Award for Electronic Mapping at the prestigious 2017 BCS Awards in September.

In giving the award, the BCS judges said: "Reproduction of charts on a mobile device with added navigation tools. Interesting development of hard copy charts. Well thought about for all levels of navigator. App is clear and simple to use with straightforward instructions. It is intuitive to smartphone users. App is available in a wide variety of languages allowing intelligence and flexibility."

Klaus Heidrich, CEO of SCISYS, said: "I congratulate Imray and our internal team, which has developed the Imray Navigator app. To me this app is a fantastic example of the great results that can result when customer and supplier work together in a trusted partnership."



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