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…

HERE Technologies Welcomes Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT as New Investors

Happy New Year Community !!! This week we would like to share with you one important strategic partnership announcement:   HERE Technologies announced that Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) of Japan are to jointly acquire a 30% ownership stake in the company. Through the partnership, HERE plans to play a role in various strategic initiatives in Japan and other markets in … Continue reading HERE Technologies Welcomes Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT as New Investors

Community Destinations – Lisbon

Dear Readers, Welcome to Lisbon the 7-hill city and capital of Portugal. Pedro Conceição is our Community Lead who is based there. Pedro started in HERE in 2005 as field analyst. A lot of field data collection as starting point building up the base map of Portugal. He enjoys a lot to do that but after 13 years he decides to pursue new opportunities and … Continue reading Community Destinations – Lisbon

New feature in Map Creator: Editing Buildings

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

Updated: Mobile Map Creator App

A few days ago, HERE released the new version of Mobile Map Creator. Currently, the new version is available only for Android devices but soon will be available also for iOS. There are now three main categories for processing: Edit Resolve Collect  Edit With the function “Edit” you can make changes to navigation attributes, Places or the house numbers. This function is enabled by default … Continue reading Updated: Mobile Map Creator App