Report Road Closures and Construction Events

Dear Mappers,  This week we would like to let you know that the functionality to report Road Closures, Construction and Events has been updated in Map Creator (MC) and launched in Mobile Map Creator (MMC).   1. Updates in MC   To access the menu, select the affected road segment and click on the red button that appears attached right side of the Road attributes … Continue reading Report Road Closures and Construction Events

WEU “Place it!” Challenge July Stats

Dear Mappers,   For already almost two months we are been running our WEU “Place it!” Campaign 😊 This is our statistics update before the end of Sprint 1! So far our communities solved almost 30k Map Alerts! Incredible! We are very proud of you all and congratulations!!! 🤩 As a reminder, Sprint 1 ends us 7th of August at 15:00, so there is still … Continue reading WEU “Place it!” Challenge July Stats

Turn Restrictions in Map Creator: Customised editing process

Dear Mappers,   Recently the process of adding and changing turn restrictions in the Map Creator has been changed and adapted.    Formerly the icons for the allowed or restricted turns were appearing when clicking on the street link. Apparently this led to some editing of turn restrictions by accident, means without the real intention to change them.    That´s why a new button to … Continue reading Turn Restrictions in Map Creator: Customised editing process

WEU “Place it!” Challenge has just started!

Dear Mappers, The big day has arrived!! 🤩 Finally we are very happy to announce that today our WEU “Place it!” Challenge has started! 😃 This campaign will consist of few sprints and today we launch Sprint 1! What is this campaign about? 😏 As we know, you are passionate about maps, thus we kick off with a special challenge related to Places/POI’s in 5 … Continue reading WEU “Place it!” Challenge has just started!

HERE Map Creator Reboot Complete!

Dear Mappers,   We hope you are safe and doing fine!   It’s time to announce you that our Map Creator Reboot just finished!    So from now on you can access normally through the url: http://mapcreator.here.com and find out all the improvements made by our technical team. Some things to consider: User statistics are not yet updated Collections and watchlist are no longer displayed … Continue reading HERE Map Creator Reboot Complete!

#stayathome Challenge Has Started!

Dear Mappers,   We hope you are doing fine! In this hard time of COVID-19, the majority of us are now at home and trying to entertain each other. 📣So we are happy to launch the #stayathome challenge! 😊 What it is about? The idea is simple:    We ask you kindly to provide edits in Map Creator related to Places/POI’s that you find relevant … Continue reading #stayathome Challenge Has Started!

Road Protection Status Removed

Dear Readers, Recently it was decided that users of Map Creator should now be able to also correct the geometry of roads of a higher level. As you know, the geometry of those roads was “protected” for a long time, which means that the user was not able to perform any geometry adjustments in the past. The roads with the former protected road status refer … Continue reading Road Protection Status Removed

Road Closure Feature Enhanced

Dear Mappers, This week we would like to give you a update regarding the Road Closure feature in Map Creator. The Road Closure tool has been extended and you find it now next to the attribute table on the right hand side (and not in the table itself at the bottom anymore). Currently we are informing the users in the Map Creator also by a … Continue reading Road Closure Feature Enhanced

LiDAR or Light Detection and Ranging (+Video)

Dear Mappers, Inspired by our ADAS article we continue with a sort introduction of LiDAR systems.    LiDAR or Light Detection and Ranging is an active remote sensing system that can be used to make digital 3-D representations of the target. Remote sensing means that we aren’t actually physically measuring things with our hands. We are using sensors which capture information about a landscape and record … Continue reading LiDAR or Light Detection and Ranging (+Video)

HERE at CES: 10 Announcements…

New Year… New Decade… New Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas & plenty of new announcements from HERE! CES is one of the key events in tech industry and always kicks-off the year with announcements, new partnerships and plenty of geeky concepts and upcoming products from the entire spectrum of modern tech industry. In fact there are so much of news around this event this … Continue reading HERE at CES: 10 Announcements…