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Welcome to our Community blog Benelux!

Dear Visitor, Welcome to our HERE Community blog! This blog is for everyone, who is interested in HERE maps, geography, development, technology and IOT, and would like to stay in the loop! In our blog you will be able to find posts related to diverse topics, so that you can read what interests you the most! You will be able to find posts related to: … Continue reading Welcome to our Community blog Benelux!

Testers chosen for the User Testing Pool

Dear Readers, We would like to announce that finally we have reviewed all the applications for the User Testing Pool. To our big surprise, in  Benelux we received 16 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 on your application! Nevertheless, out of so many applications we … Continue reading Testers chosen for the User Testing Pool

Map Creator tips & tricks: For a better experience

Dear Mappers, Your editing work has been absolutely 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/editing a geometry, try to smooth it as much as possible, to prevent a sharp angle validation. See example in image … Continue reading Map Creator tips & tricks: For a better experience

Urban Mobility Index

Dear Mappers, Have you ever wondered how cities nowadays have been dealing with mobility in terms of: connectivity, sustainability, affordability and innovation? 😏 Now you can explore it by simply visiting our Urban Mobility Index page, where you can select a city out of the provided list and see how our cities have been rapidly changing and becoming more smart in terms of: Public Transport … Continue reading Urban Mobility Index

New roads: Not yet open in real world

Dear Mappers, We would like to thank you very much for all your edits done in Map Creator so far. It’s been an amazing journey!!! 😃 You have been providing geometry and attributes of new streets and roads, which are still missing in our maps, using for example fresh satellite images (if already available, please also check the Alternate Sat Layer) or gpx-/geojson-files in Your … Continue reading New roads: Not yet open in real world

HERE@CES: That’s a wrap

Dear Reader, Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has become one of the key events in tech industry during the recent years and is always kicks-off the year with announcements, new partnerships and plenty of geeky concepts. On our blog we’ve mentioned the new SoMo app by HERE and a collaboration with Amazon’s voice assistant – Alexa. By now CES is already over, so why … Continue reading HERE@CES: That’s a wrap

Who contributed to the “Update Amsterdam” challenge?

Dear Mappers, Our “Update Amsterdam” challenge has ended but you might be curious, who was the big contributor! 📢 Please join us to congratulate: 👏 Remco W. !!! 😃 Remco significantly contributed to the better and more accurate maps of Amsterdam by solving 📢 446 Map Alerts in this city. These Map Alerts consisted of potential one-ways, missing geometry and speed limits. As we announced in previous communication, whoever solves 100 … Continue reading Who contributed to the “Update Amsterdam” challenge?

HERE@CES: Amazon Alexa

Collaboration with Amazon Alexa During the CES in Las Vegas, HERE Technologies has announced a collaboration with Amazon that will see the two companies integrate Amazon Alexa and HERE navigation and location services. Major benefits will be: Combination of voice-first interactions and leading in-car navigation services Voice-first user interface delivers natural, intuitive guidance to drivers Automakers shorten development timeline with HERE + Alexa Auto pre-integration … Continue reading HERE@CES: Amazon Alexa