A set of GISDK add-ins to export TransCAD/Maptitude thematic maps to Google Earth. It suppots data field contents as features descriptions, exports whole layers or individual selection sets, fields values can be used as 3D features heights, features transparency can be set and time stamps animation and customized icons for points layers can be used. Thematic map legend is also exported and colors are preserved.
As early as April 2014, NOAA will discontinue printing its lithographic nautical charts in favor of its increasingly popular digital versions. Directions Magazine interviewed Ted Florence, president of Avenza Systems, about the move to digital.