#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

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

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

Did you know… we have different versions of satellite imagery?

When you detect new streets that exist in reality, but are still missing in the map and want to add them you would normally use the satellite image layer. But if those streets are really new you might face the situation that they are not yet covered in the normal satellite view.  In such a situation you can benefit from one (or even both) of … Continue reading Did you know… we have different versions of satellite imagery?

Tips and Tricks: Reporting Inaccurate Geometry on ADAS Roads

Hello Mappers, This week we would like to show you how to report inaccurate geometry on ADAS Roads – Roads which are coded by us with Advanced Driving Attributes and are therefore protected. If you want to change geometry and you are not clear on what it is and what is not protected use the quick display on the bottom menu “Highlight protected roads” and … Continue reading Tips and Tricks: Reporting Inaccurate Geometry on ADAS Roads

2nd Part Results Map My Summer ’19

Dear Mappers, The 2nd Part of Map My Summer initiative has come to an end, but what a journey it was! Thank you ALL! We would like to congratulate all users of Map Creator, who participated in this initiative: You rock!!! Would you like to know, what we achieved? In Western Europe your effort resulted in more than 8048 Map Alerts Solved  during the challenge … Continue reading 2nd Part Results Map My Summer ’19

Map My Summer: Part 2 Update

Dear Mappers, We’d like to share with you some more results from Map my Summer Part 2! Here is an overview of the current status:   In Western Europe  we already have more than 7550 Map Alerts solved! This is impressive! Don’t forget that in order to be eligible to win a voucher of £100 value, you need to solve minimum 500 Map Alerts! So, keep … Continue reading Map My Summer: Part 2 Update