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
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!
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!!!
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
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?
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!
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!
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
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
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)