Dear Mappers, We are excited to announce that there is a new feature in Map Creator. This feature is editing building outlines. Activating building outlines In order to add/edit building outlines, it is important to first activate this feature in the menu layer that is in top right corner, and, as always, to zoom in. Then it is possible to see outlines of … Continue reading New feature in Map Creator: Editing Buildings
Dear Mappers, This time on our walk through the history of maps we visit the middle age. During Europe’s dark ages the map making has been dominated by the church. Scholars continued the map making traditions of earlier times, but maps remained small and schematic. Each was drawn for strictly limited purposes. What it showed and how it showed it depended on what purpose it … Continue reading History of Maps: Middle Aged Cartography
When you detect new streets that exist in reality, but are still missing in the map and want to add them you would normally use the satellite image layer. But if those streets are really new you might face the situation that they are not yet covered in the normal satellite view. In such a situation you can benefit from one (or even both) of … Continue reading Did you know… we have different versions of satellite imagery?
Enjoyed the article about Manchester..? (link to the article about Manchester) Here’s the next destination – a not so well known, but should be known – Eindhoven. This city is located in the Southern part of the Dutch province of North Brabant, the Netherlands. A growing city with more than 230’000 inhabitants representing a variety of cultures from all over the world. And one of … Continue reading Community Destinations: Eindhoven
Hello Mappers, This week we would like to show you how to report inaccurate geometry on ADAS Roads – Roads which are coded by us with Advanced Driving Attributes and are therefore protected. If you want to change geometry and you are not clear on what it is and what is not protected use the quick display on the bottom menu “Highlight protected roads” and … Continue reading Tips and Tricks: Reporting Inaccurate Geometry on ADAS Roads
We thought we’d show you round where your Community team live and work and find out about their cities! First up is Manchester and Community Lead Claire Robinson who is based there. Claire first started at HERE in 2007 as a field analyst. Not much time was spent in the office in her early days, field working and visiting offices across the UK … Continue reading Community Destinations: Manchester
A Brief introduction of Early Cartography… Dear Mappers, We enjoy map making as much us you do, as such we have decided to take a walk down memory lane and have a look at how it all started… so here’s the first part of series of articles dedicated to the history of maps. Map making has been part of human nature for thousands of years, … Continue reading History of Maps: Cave Days…