Press Release | Dec 22, 2017
"Mountain Collector" equipped a linkage function to "Mountains and Highland Map-Hodai",
and started distributing a new collection of mountains.
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.
"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.
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.