#stayathome challenge has come to a close!!!

Dear Mappers, Our #stayathome initiative has come to a close but with what a great impact! 😃 First of all we would like to congratulate all the users of Map Creator, who participated in this initiative: You are just amazing!!! 😍 Do you know how far did we go with this #giveback initiative? 🤔 In WEU we achieved more than 46k Places edits during the … Continue reading #stayathome challenge has come to a close!!!

#stayathome challenge statistics

Dear Community, Remember that we promised to give you some highlights on stats one week before the end of the challenge? 😃 📣 Here we are, hereby an overview of the current status: • In WEU we already have more than 25k places edited! Well done! 👏 • For Benelux the status is that 670 Places edits have been done so far! Currently the top … Continue reading #stayathome challenge statistics

Places in Map Creator: New Covid-19 related attributes

Dear Readers, We hope you are all safe and healthy during this challenging period! 🙏 While majority of us is working or staying at home, we still need to go out and visit some places to buy some food, medicine, or any other things we use every day. Therefore, it is important to stay up to date with the opening hours of a place, type … Continue reading Places in Map Creator: New Covid-19 related attributes

HERE Map Creator Reboot Complete!

Dear Mappers, We hope you are safe and doing fine! It’s time to announce you that our Map Creator Reboot just finished! So from now one you can access normally our HERE Map Creator url: http://mapcreator.here.com and find out all the improvements made by our technical team. Some things to have in consideration: User statistics are not yet updated Collections and watchlist are no longer … Continue reading HERE Map Creator Reboot Complete!

#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

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