About Isabel Honikel

Senior Product Manager for PTV xServer internet

Update on Layer Delivery Service (LDS) for PTV Content Update Service

featurelayerThe new release of the Layer Delivery Service (LDS) replaces the previous version creating the Feature Layer Traffic Incidents. Normally the LDS supply the Feature Layer into the products automatically, but with the update there is something to take care of:

Please restart your Content Update Service (CUS) to refresh the connection and get the newest layers from the new LDS. For all Content Update Service versions, this has to be done manually.

For your information we have recently released the CUS Version 2.8.0.
This is now fully featured to supply Toll Updates and Feature Layer Traffic Incidents. The CUS Version 2.8 can also be used with PTV xServer API Version 1 when using the PTV CUS xServer1 Adapter.

The PTV Content Update Service 2.8 and the respective PTV CUS xServer1 Adapter can be downloaded from the customer area of the PTV Developer Zone (login required).

For any further information or support please contact the Support Team.

New PTV xServer Release available!

We proudly present our new PTV xServer release. For details about the services you  find the corresponding release notes here.

Here are some feature highlights of API version 2.8:

  • Framework
    • Support of Toll Updates via CUS2 and CUS2 Adapter for PTV xServer 1.26. We highly recommend the usage of CUS2 to receive Traffic Information and Toll Updates.
  • xLocate
    • Geocoding Data is now available for the Europe City Map 2018.2H
    • Support of additional address fields “district” and “subdistrict”
    • Possibility to change the result language in the request
  • xMap
    • Adjustments of the default rendering settings of Feature Layer Traffic Incidents and Truck Attributes to better distinguish between those layers
  • xRoute
    • Introduced violation events for combined transport (ferries and piggybacks)
  • xData
    • Possibility to Create “Content Snapshots”. Filter only long term traffic information like blockings or construction sites and consider them in Dima and HPRND calculation
  • xTour
    • Create a trip out of a set of unplanned orders
    • Optimize the sequence of stops within a trip

For on-premise solutions you can download the latest version from the Developer Zone.

For cloud solutions we provide a test system based on this release. It contains the PTV xServer API version 2.8 release plus all future and finished changes for the next release:

Some notes:

  • The PTV xServer API version 2.x requires a 2017.1 map or newer.
  • The corresponding geocoding data for on-premise solutions is on request. It is not included in the map. This is required for running xLocate. (The data is available for PTV Europe City Map and with this release also for the PTV North America City Map from HERE).
  • PTV xServer internet (test and productive system) provides  PTV Europe City Map 2018.1 (HERE). The update to 2.8 on the productive system is scheduled for 30th of July 2018.

Data Privacy for PTV xServer internet according to DGPR

You have probably already heard that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies as of today, May 25, 2018. This new regulatory framework also entails changes that affect our cooperation.

This concerns the processing of personal data. You will find our updated privacy policy for download, which you automatically accept by using PTV xServer internet.

PTV xServer 1.26.0.1 now available

PTV xServer 1.26.0.1 service release is available now!

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It contains a bug fix and an improvement, all Highlights of the 1.26.0.1 Version are:

PTV xMapmatch Server:

  • Bugfix: Now it starts-up and works again with TomTom maps.

PTV xTour Server:

  • Feature: Now the number of input vehicles are shown in the billing log.

See the 1.26.0.1 Release Notes for more details.

The PTV xServer 1.26.0.1 can be downloaded from the customer area Downloadof the PTV Developer Zone. If you need further information or support please contact the Support Team.

New PTV xServer Release available!

We proudly present our new PTV xServer release. This release is focused North America Geocoding and Rendering, but there are more features for world wide use.

For details about the services you find the corresponding release notes here.

Here are some feature highlights of API version 2.7:

  • Framework
    • For detailed monitoring it is now possible to send requests to dedicated backend instances.
  • xLocate
    • The geocoding search produces results even if some words were falsely concatenated in the input (e.g. ‘Ruedestrasbourg’ instead of ‘Rue de Strasbourg’).
    • The total score and the address scores (formerly modelled as field scores) are no longer experimental.
  • xMap
    • Country-specific styles for Feature Layer may be configured (e.g. to show country-specific icons for truck attributes in North America).
    • Street names are now drawn along the road considering the street curve.
  • xTour
    • Added a new attribute ‘drivers’ to the fleet. A driver is assigned to a vehicle and may be given exactly one operating interval.
    • In a multi-day planning scenario it is now possible to only plan daily rests if it is necessary, i.e. there may be multiple trips per day without daily rest between them.
    • New possibility in the ‘changeTours’ method to change fixations of an existing tour plan stored on server side.
    • It is now possible to fix a trip to a vehicle in the input plan to make sure such trips are not changed at all.

For on-premise solutions you can download the latest version from the Developer Zone.

For cloud solutions we provide a test system based on this release. It contains the PTV xServer API version 2.7 release plus all future and finished changes for the next release:

Some notes:

  • The PTV xServer API version 2.x requires a 2017.1 map or newer.
  • The corresponding geocoding data for on-premise solutions is on request. It is not included in the map. This is required for running xLocate. (The data is available for PTV Europe City Map and with this release also for the PTV North America City Map from HERE).
  • PTV xServer internet (test and productive system) provides PTV Europe City Map 2017.2 (HERE). The update to PTV Europe City Map 2018.1 (HERE) is scheduled for the near future. The productive system already provides the API version 2.7.

Toll Update for Europe available

The toll update contains the following countries:

France

  • New tariffs on highways from February 2018
    This scenario contains the current toll charges, i.e. mainly the motorway network on the basis of the last available tariffs from ASFA dated Feb. 2018. This scenario replaces the previous ‘France January 2018’ scenario.

Concerned maps

  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.1H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.1T
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2017.2H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2017.1H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2017.2T

You can download it from the customer area of the PTV Developer Zone or use automatic update with the PTV Content Update Service. For PTV Mapserver please use the current version of the PTV Toll Update Tool.

Services

If you need further information or support please contact the Support Team.