#stayathome challenge has started!

The initiative ended. The results of this challenge can be found here. …………………………………………………………………….. Dear Mappers, We hope you are doing fine! In this hard time of COVID-19, many of us sit at home and try to entertain each other. As we don’t want you to be upset about it, we came up with an idea to create a CHALLENGE and prepare some AWARDS for our … Continue reading #stayathome challenge has started!

Road protection status removed in Map Creator

Dear Readers, Recently it was decided that users of Map Creator should now be able to also correct the geometry of roads with a higher level. As you know, the geometry of those roads was “protected” for a long time, which means that the user was not able to perform any geometry adjustments in the past. The roads with the former protected road status refer … Continue reading Road protection status removed in Map Creator

HERE at CES: 10 announcements

Hi all! New Year… New Decade… New Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas & plenty of new announcements from HERE! CES is one of the key events in tech industry and always kicks-off the year with announcements, new partnerships and plenty of geeky concepts and upcoming products from the entire spectrum of modern tech industry. In fact there are so much of news around this … Continue reading HERE at CES: 10 announcements

HERE Technologies welcomes Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT as new investors

Dear Readers, Happy New Year 2020!!! We hope you had a great break! 😊 This week we would like to share with you one important strategic partnership announcement: HERE Technologies announced that Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) of Japan are to jointly acquire a 30% ownership stake in the company. Through the partnership, HERE plans to play a role in … Continue reading HERE Technologies welcomes Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT as new investors

LiDAR or Light Detection and Ranging

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

Updated: Mobile Map Creator App

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

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

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)

History of maps: Modern cartography

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