New Version Addresses Terrain, Airspace, Waypoints; Adds
Control Vision, makers
of Anywhere Map, Anywhere Wx and Pocket Plates have announced the
release of a round of upgrades to its award-winning moving map
system, Anywhere Map, plus a significant addition to its datalink
weather system, Anywhere Wx.
One of the few portable GPS systems offering full-color terrain
mapping, Anywhere Map now has high-resolution color terrain mapped
to one-mile blocks, greatly enhancing the program’s utility
in areas of rapidly changing terrain. The enhanced terrain requires
only an addition 4 MB of memory and can be placed on a storage
utility in and near controlled airspace prompted addition of the
Class-B Mode C veil to the map display. This will be included in
the database upgrade but requires upgrading the software to Version
1.5 to take advantage of the resource.
Class B, C and D airspace representation has been greatly
improved particularly in the area of segment altitude display. The
markers are clearly visible and do not overlap each other.
A handy pop-up Zoom menu has been added to the View menu. Users
can choose any of the pre-selected view ranges in the menu from 1
NM to 50 NM, rock the Hat Switch up or down for magnification, or
tap the Zoom item and have instant access to 100, 250, 500 and
1,000 NM views of the map.
Anywhere Wx now offers, as an option, lightning strikes
for the weather display.
The color-coded display distinguishes between the most recent
strikes, those 6-10 minutes-old, and 11-20 minutes-old. “The
advantage over Stormscopes® and Strikefinders®,” said
Control Vision President and CEO Jay Humbard, “is being able
to see not only the lightning danger zone in IMC but its precise
position as well as the position and movement of convective weather