Reporting road closures for our Traffic Service

Hello Mappers,   Many of us are aware of the capability to report road closures in the Map Creator tool that will is used for HERE traffic services.  If you don’t recall, it’s very easy to access this functionality via the Road attributes menu and selecting the green button “Report road closure” – as shown in the image below.   Please fill the information the … Continue reading Reporting road closures for our Traffic Service

Testers chosen for the User Testing Pool

Dear R eaders, We would like to announce that finally we have reviewed all the applications for the User Testing Pool.  To our surprise, across the UK & Ireland we received nearly 20 applications! It’s amazing to read how motivated you are and willing to support us. Therefore, we would like to THANK YOU for your time and effort spent completing the survey! Nevertheless, out … Continue reading Testers chosen for the User Testing Pool

Tips & Tricks for a better Map Creator Experience

Hey Mappers, Your editing work is always fantastic, and we want to make sure that it’s integrated as quickly and efficiently as possible. Therefore, we’ve created the following short checklist for you to use when adding or fixing roads: 1. Smooth Geometry While adding or editing road geometry, try to smooth it as much as possible, to prevent a sharp angle validation. See example in … Continue reading Tips & Tricks for a better Map Creator Experience

New features for Map Creator Desktop and Mobile

Hey Mappers, This week we would like to share with you some new features now present in Map Creator: Protected Roads removed Some of you might have noticed that now you can modify what we call ‘Protected geometry’ in Map Creator. In order to identify what is protected – when you select a road that is protected you’ll see an icon with letter A on … Continue reading New features for Map Creator Desktop and Mobile

New roads: Under Construction

Hey Mappers, We would like to thank you very much for all your edits done in Map Creator so far.   You’ve all been providing missing geometry and attributes for new streets and paths which are missing from our maps, using for example, fresh satellite images (if available to you, please check the Alternate Sat Layer!) or gpx-/geojsonfiles in Your Geospace.   Moving on to new under construction roads that are … Continue reading New roads: Under Construction

Protected Roads

Dear Mappers, First of all, Happy New Year to you! 🎉 As first news of this year, we would like to let you know that the “Road Protection” functionality for main roads was removed from Map Creator at the end of December 2018. Therefore, you won’t see the “Protected Roads” button displayed anymore on the task bar at the bottom right. This means that users are … Continue reading Protected Roads

User Testing Pool

Dear Map Creator User! The survey to register for the User Testing Pool participant has been closed. Currently we are analysing all applications and will keep you posted about who has been chosen. Map Creator is constantly evolving as our developers are permanently working to make Map Creator even more attractive, user-friendly and efficient for our users. So, what could be more natural than to … Continue reading User Testing Pool