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Press release  |  2017.12.22

Here comes the collaboration of
"Mountains and Highland Map-Hodai", an app of Shobunsha, and "Mountain Collector", a specialized app of Micware for reaching the peaks of famous mountains!

"Mountain Collector" equipped a linkage function to "Mountains and Highland Map-Hodai",
and started distributing a new collection of mountains.

Overview

We announced that Shobunsha Publications, Inc., a corporation known as a long-established maps and
guides publisher (located in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) and Micware Co., Ltd.
(located in Kobe city, Hyogo) would implement a project collaborating each mobile application,
"Mountains and Highland Map-Hodai" and "Mountain Collector".

Along with this collaboration announcement,
micware will also continue to consider methods that make Shobunsha's rich and fresh
mountain information more useful, and in the coming days,
we plan to install peripheral information functions to "Mountain Collector".
To make the best use of this opportunity, we will actively promote alliance
strategy so as to provide services that will enhance our users' convenience.
micware has realized collaboration planning with Montbell Books.
Going forward, we will actively promote alliances strategies
so that we can provide services that will enhance user convenience.

Introduction of "Mountain and Highland Map Hodai"

"Mountain and Highland Map Hodai" is the smartphone application
version of its mountaineering map, with a monthly fee of 400 yen.
All the mountain and highland maps of all the areas are provided with unlimited use.
In addition to the present location display using GPS and the climbing route,
it supports your mountain climbing with functions that are not available on the paper map,
such as creating your plan of climbing simply by selecting the points.

Overview

Application name
Mountain and Highland Map Hodai
Developer
Shobunsha Publishing, Inc.
Price
400 yen / month (free for 7 days from initial download)
Delivery OS
Android,iOS
GooglePlayStore
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.mapple.yamahodai
AppStore
https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/山と高原地図ホーダイ/id1249187817?mt=8

Company profile

Company name
Shobunsha Publishing, Inc.
Address
3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8238
Founding
May 31, 1960
Capital
10.141 billion yen
Industry
Map・Travel information provision business
Representative
Shigeo Kuroda

Introduction of "Mountain Collector"

Information of over 3,200 mountains, including over 50 popular mountains out of so-called,
Famous Hundred Mountains, are contained.
It is an application that you keep a record of climbing to a summit of a certain mountain.
It provides not only the opportunity of climbing by keeping the records and clarifying your achievements,
but also functions for planning your climbing with abundant information.

Overview

Application name
Mountain Collector
Developer
micstarter
Price
Free
Delivery OS
Android、iOS
GooglePlayStore
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.micstarter.mountain_collector
AppStore
https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/mountaincollector/id1173812058?l=ja&ls;=1&mt;=8

Company profile

Company name
micware Co.,Ltd.
Location
20F Kobe Crystal Tower 1-1-3 Higashi Kawasaki Town Chuo-ku Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0044
Establishment
March, 2003
Capital
480 million yen
Industry
Software development for cars
Representative
Kenji Narushima

Inquiries

Company name
micware Co.,Ltd.
For inquiries
+81-78-366-5780
Person in charge
Suzue
Implementation date
Friday, December 22, 2017