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, Inspired by our ADAS article we continue with a sort introduction of LiDAR systems. LiDAR or Light Detection and Ranging is an active remote sensing system that can be used to make digital 3-D representations of the target. Remote sensing means that we aren’t actually physically measuring things with our hands. We are using sensors which capture information about a landscape and record … Continue reading LiDAR or Light Detection and Ranging
Dear Readers, Welcome to Lisbon the 7-hill city and capital of Portugal. Pedro Conceição is our Community Lead who is based there. Pedro started in HERE in 2005 as field analyst. A lot of field data collection as starting point building up the base map of Portugal. He enjoys a lot to do that but after 13 years he decides to pursue new opportunities and … Continue reading Community Destinations – Lisbon
Dear Mappers, A few days ago, HERE released the new version of Mobile Map Creator. Currently, the new version is available only for all 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 … Continue reading Updated: Mobile Map Creator App
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