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!
Dear Mappers, Today we are going to talk about ADAS most of you know what this stands for but let us remind you the meaning of it. ADAS stands for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. Anyone who has driven a car made in the last 30 years will have benefited from the technology. ADAS has a considerable history. In Europe several researches started around 1986. A … Continue reading Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
Modern Cartography Dear Mappers, After diving in the historical origins of cartography and traditional map-making we reached the modern age cartography. To get here through the ages, the aid of various technological advancements was essential. The invention of tools such as the compass, telescope, printing press and many more with the combination of additional ways of metrics, for example various of different map projections, allowed … Continue reading History of maps: Modern cartography
Dear Mappers, We are excited to announce that there is a new feature in Map Creator. This feature is editing building outlines. 1. 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 the … Continue reading New feature in Map Creator: Editing buildings
Dear Mappers, In this week’s article we would like to write about “Your Geospace”, feature in HERE 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 Map Creator tips & tricks: Your Geospace
Dear Readers, Just in case you missed it… Just couple of weeks ago, HERE Technologies announced the availability of the HERE Live Sense SDK – a new software development kit (SDK), currently in beta, designed to give drivers real-time insight in order to be able to make informed decisions on upcoming obstacles, road infrastructure or driving conditions, without cloud processing or the need for connectivity. … Continue reading HERE Live Sense SDK – help drivers to keep informed of the unexpected
The era of exploration and discovery Dear Mappers, After our visit to the middle age we land to a new age of exploration and discovery. The race for the colonization of new part of the world had already began and with it came the need of accurate mapmaking. This was fulfilled due to the progress in technologies such as navigation, ship construction, observation instruments and … Continue reading History of maps: The era of exploration and discovery
Dear Mappers, When you detect new streets that exist in reality, but which 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 … Continue reading Map Creator: Did you know… different versions of satellite imagery