Map Alerts on Map Creator & Mobile Map Creator

Dear Mappers, Let’s talk about Map Alerts this week 🙂 We would like to introduce and make you aware of how to find these Alerts and how to solve them in Map Creator (MC) and Mobile Map Creator (MMC). What are Map Alerts? Map Alerts (MA) are situations that should be checked because of the type of data sourced by us for the map indicates … Continue reading Map Alerts on Map Creator & Mobile Map Creator

Report Road Closures and Construction Events

Dear Mappers,  This week we would like to let you know that the functionality to report Road Closures, Construction and Events has been updated in Map Creator (MC) and launched in Mobile Map Creator (MMC).   1. Updates in MC   To access the menu, select the affected road segment and click on the red button that appears attached right side of the Road attributes … Continue reading Report Road Closures and Construction Events

Turn Restrictions in Map Creator: Customised editing process

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

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

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

Map Creator: Map Alerts

Dear Mappers, Let’s talk about Map Alerts this week 😃 We would like to introduce and make you aware of how to find these Alerts and how to solve them. What are Map Alerts? Map Alerts (MA) are situations that should be checked because the type of data sourced by us for the map indicates that there may be changes, for example: new geometry a … Continue reading Map Creator: Map Alerts