Tips & Tricks for a better Map Creator Experience (Part 2)

Hello Mappers,   This week we would like to give you some tips to improve your work in Map Creator:   Highlight the entire street name Press <Alt> and click on a link All links with the same name (that are in view) will be highlighted and can be modified simultaneously If you modify in one go, all the attributes that differ along the highlighted … Continue reading Tips & Tricks for a better Map Creator Experience (Part 2)

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

The newest in AI and autonomous mobility

Dear Mappers, Read today our short summaries from our 360 blog about AI and autonomous mobility. The power of AI The technology has been rapidly evolving by making smarter, more accurate solutions in various fields . Nowadays more often AI is used for these purposes, to fill in the gaps by the genius algorithms that power Netflix, Siri and Alexa for instance. Why does HERE … Continue reading The newest in AI and autonomous mobility

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

Tips & Tricks: Disconnected Geometry

Dear Mappers, Here are some good tips that will help you for coding geometry with Map Creator: The moderation process for many user edits can be accelerated if special attention is made while editing geometry. The background to this is that many edits are not completed or edited in a wrong way lead to error validations.  Our moderators have to check and correct those edits … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Disconnected Geometry

Tips & Tricks: Speed Limits and Legal Dividers in Map Creator

Temporary vs Permanent Speed Limits From time to time, we receive information, that Map Creator users have coded temporary speed limits as permanent speed limits and unfortunately this is transferred into our map. As a general rule, only permanent speed limits should be coded in the Map Creator. The Speed Limit Coding Training Video provides a good overview on how to do it. Unfortunately, in … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Speed Limits and Legal Dividers in Map Creator

Speed Cameras: A New Feature in Map Creator

Dear Mappers,   Already noticed the new feature to add Safety Cameras in Map Creator? We give you a detailed view of the new menus, such as viewing, adding, changing or deleting safety cameras.   To view the safety cameras activate the menu in the upper bar in the right corner. A question will be asked if you want to enable this feature, which should … Continue reading Speed Cameras: A New Feature in Map Creator