By Amina Nazarli
Azerbaijan’s first national navigation system AzNav was presented by the Center for Information Technology and Information Management of the State Committee on Property Issues.
Committee’s Deputy Chairman Rustam Shahbazov, speaking at the presentation, said the SCPI has established Address Register Information System (ARIS) with the introduction of information and communication technologies, geographical information systems.
GPS navigation system "Aznav" was developed on the basis of ARIS data, according to Shahbazov.
"Aznav" is extremely helpful in cases of medical aid, fire, accident, police, emergency services and other activities. Also, the navigation system will simplify search for addresses and prevent loss of time. This system operates both online and offline. All mobile devices, phones and tablets of Android", "iOS" (Apple), Windows CE operating systems support the system.
Shahbazov noted that besides Azerbaijani language, "Aznav" also supports several languages.
"The system supports Russian, English, Arabic, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Turkish and Georgian languages, as well has an interface in the mentioned languages," he said.
The navigation database includes 353 towns and settlements, 5,321 villages, 759,227 buildings and structures, 77,972 facilitates, 117 bridges and 558 pedestrian crossings, 521 radar and monitoring road camera.
AzNav operates autonomously and does not require connection to the Internet for search and navigation, which is advantageous when using the system abroad.
Navigation AzNav base also includes maps of European countries, South and North America and Africa.