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)

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

Results of the 2nd part of Map My Summer ’19

Dear Mappers, The 2nd Part Map My Summer initiative has come to an end, but what a journey it was! Thank you ALL! We would like to congratulate all users of Map Creator, who participated in this initiative: You rock!!! Would you like to know, what we achieved? In WEU your effort resulted in more than 8048 Map Alerts Solved  during the challenge period, and … Continue reading Results of the 2nd part of Map My Summer ’19