Too often I find myself stranded without the ability to navigate -- either because I have no phone signal or because I am out-of-country and don't want to pay the crazy roaming fees. But even when I remembered to download an offline map for my last trip to Japan I realized that the much better map was the one the hotel clerk handed me. It was a unique local map with his hand-written annotations. At that point I wished I could just take a picture of that very map and use it as a basis to navigate. So, my good friend Oliver and I got together and AnyMap was born!
Rickmer, co-creator of AnyMap
If you can see it you can use it!
Find your way better around trails, a foreign city, the zoo, botanical garden, etc
Use annotated maps, a scribble on a napkin, anything.
No need for any phone signal, just GPS reception (available world-wide, for free)
You don't even need a SIM card!
Works on or off the beaten path or on the open ocean, if you really want to
Snap a pic of a printed map and get going - no data needed!
AnyMap only uses your GPS, which is free and available across the globe.
It's the simple idea that makes AnyMap so effective and useful: AnyMap puts actual GPS coordinates onto any map you provide. To associate GPS with the map you need to provide two positions. This will give you the proper orientation of the map and the scale at the same time. For maps that are not entirely accurate you can adjust the alignment along the way.
Good friendship makes for good work. Good work feels good. Feeling good makes friends.
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Tell us your story, let us know what we can do better. Or send us a postcard from where you used AnyMap!
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San Francisco, CA 94114-2594