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

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Dear Mappers, Today we are going to talk about ADAS most of you know what this stands for but let us remind you the meaning of it. ADAS stands for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems.  Anyone who has driven a car made in the last 30 years will have benefited from the technology.  ADAS has a considerable history. In Europe several researches started around 1986. A … Continue reading Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

History of Maps: Modern Cartography

Dear Mappers,  After diving in the historical origins of cartography and traditional map-making we reached the modern age cartography. To get here through the ages, the aid of various technological advancements was essential. The invention of tools such as the compass, telescope, printing press and many more with the combination of additional ways of metrics, for example various of different map projections, allowed mapmakers to … Continue reading History of Maps: Modern Cartography

Tips & Tricks: Your Geospace

Dear Mappers, In this week’s article we would like to write about the “Your Geospace” feature in Map Creator.  “Your Geospace” is an environment that enables you to upload or drag and drop any file and visualize it in Map Creator. These files can be for instance: Your own GPX file from your e.g. walking or biking trip GeoJson files that you found at your … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Your Geospace

HERE Live Sense SDK – helping drivers to keep informed of the unexpected

Just in case you missed it… Just couple of weeks ago, HERE Technologies announced the availability of the HERE Live Sense SDK – a new software development kit (SDK), currently in beta, designed to give drivers real-time insight in order to be able to make informed decisions on upcoming obstacles, road infrastructure or driving conditions, without cloud processing or the need for connectivity. In the … Continue reading HERE Live Sense SDK – helping drivers to keep informed of the unexpected

History of Maps: Middle Aged Cartography

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