Map Creator tips & tricks: Your Geospace

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

HERE Live Sense SDK – help drivers to keep informed of the unexpected

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

History of maps: The era of exploration and discovery

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

Map Creator: Did you know… different versions of satellite imagery

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

Community Destinations – Eindhoven

Enjoyed the article about Manchester..? Here’s the next destination – a not so well known, but should be known – Eindhoven. This city is located in the Southern part of the Dutch province of North Brabant, the Netherlands. A growing city with more than 230’000 inhabitants representing a variety of cultures from all over the world. And one of the major HERE offices is also … Continue reading Community Destinations – Eindhoven

Map Creator tips & tricks: Reporting inaccurate geometry (ADAS)

Hello Mappers, This week we would like to show you how to report inaccurate geometry on ADAS Roads. 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 you will be able to differentiate them. Step by step process: Reporting missing roundabouts 1. … Continue reading Map Creator tips & tricks: Reporting inaccurate geometry (ADAS)

History of maps: Middle Age cartography

Middle Age Cartography Dear Mappers, This time on our walk through the history of maps we visit the middle age. During Europe’s dark ages the map-making has been dominated by the church. Scholars continued the map-making traditions of earlier times, but maps remained small and schematic. Each was drawn for strictly limited purposes. What it showed and how it showed it depended on what purpose … Continue reading History of maps: Middle Age cartography