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

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

New feature in Map Creator: Editing buildings

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

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

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

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)