#stayathome Challenge Has Come to a Close!!!

Dear Mappers, Our #stayathome initiative has come to a close but with a great impact! 😃 First of all we would like to congratulate all the users of Map Creator, who participated in this initiative: You are just amazing!!! 😍 So how far did we go with this #giveback initiative? 🤔 In Western Europe we achieved more than 46k Places edits during the challenge period. … Continue reading #stayathome Challenge Has Come to a Close!!!

Places in Map Creator: New Covid-19 related attributes

Dear Readers, We hope you are all safe and healthy during this challenging period! While majority of us is working or staying at home, we still need to go out and visit some places to buy some food, medicine, or any other things we use every day. Therefore, it is important to stay up to date with the opening hours of a place, type or … Continue reading Places in Map Creator: New Covid-19 related attributes

What would you like to read about?

The Community Editorial team are working on a new communications strategy for our users, to focus on your needs and expectations from  your regional HERE Community representatives. Therefore, we would like to ask YOU for your feedback to help us improve the way we communicate with you. If you have 3-5 minutes of your time, please fill in this anonymous survey> HERE Your feedback is … Continue reading What would you like to read about?

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