Toll update 2019_03 available

France
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. 2019. This scenario replaces the previous ‘France January 2019’ scenario.

Concerned maps

  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.2H – toll update version 2019_2H_4
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.1T – toll update version 2019_1T_6
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.1H – toll update version 2019_1H_7
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2T – toll update version 2018_2T_9
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2H – toll update version 2018_2H_12

Please note: This and all following toll updates will be only available via automatic update with the PTV Content Update Service.

We recommend to use PTV Content Update Server Version 2.x.
Also your current PTV xServer API Version 1 can work with PTV Content Update Server Version 2.x – using  PTV CUS xServer 1 Adapter.
For PTV Mapserver please use the PTV Toll Update Tool.
PTV xServer internet was updated recently.

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

Toll update 2019_2 available

Hungary
This scenario contains the kilometre-based truck toll in Hungary (regulation 25/2013 [V. 31.] effective 1 January 2019). The provision applies to all trucks in excess of 3.5 tons, on motorways and other major transport routes.
Cost is calculated based on the number of axles and the emission class. Motorways and the major secondary routes are identified on the map as subject to toll. New sections. Calculation type: Exact. This scenario replaces the previous scenario ‘Hungary November 2015’.

Concerned maps

  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.2H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.1H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.1T
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2T
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.1H

Please note: This and all following toll updates will be only available via automatic update with the PTV Content Update Service.

We recommend to use PTV Content Update Server Version 2.x.
Also your current PTV xServer API Version 1 can work with PTV Content Update Server Version 2.x – using  PTV CUS xServer 1 Adapter.
For PTV Mapserver please use the PTV Toll Update Tool.
PTV xServer internet was updated recently.

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

Partial discontinuation notice for PTV xServer add-on “Traffic Info Loader” (TIL)

To ensure a smooth transition, we would like to let you know that PTV Group will partly be discontinuing the add-on product “Traffic Info Loader” as of 31st of December 2019 (details see below).

To support your business application, PTV Group has already realized an extended approach based on the Feature Layer Technology which replaces the Traffic Info Loader. To provide detailed information, please use PTV’s Online documentation as follows: Feature Layer (PTV_TrafficIncidents).

1. New customers / prospects:

As per 31st of December 2019, the PTV xServer add-on module Traffic Info Loader (TIL) will no longer be available to potential customers of PTV xServer. The discontinuation of PTV xServer add-on TIL is due to the fact that a new technology (so called feature layer “PTV_TrafficIncidents”) replaces the deprecated TIL.

2. Existing customers:

For existing customers of PTV xServer, TIL is partially discontinued according to the conditions set out in the following:

1. PTV xServer existing customers with use of TIL on PTV TomTom maps: Complete discontinuation as of 31stof December 2019. Existing customers of PTV xServer will no longer be able to use the TIL service (no support and no maintenance included).

2. PTV xServer existing customers with use of TIL on PTV HERE maps: Within the framework of the existing contracts, PTV will continue to provide TIL services to existing customers of PTV xServer which allows for an unmodified use of TIL until further notice. Please notice that the current TIL version 3.2.3 must be used.

In accordance with PTV Group’s product discontinuation policy, we are providing you notice of this phase-out receiving adequate time to update your application via using the Feature Layer technology.

3. Additional discontinuation notice for PTV xServer add-on TIL effective from 31st of December 2019:

PTV xServer add-on Version Comment
Traffic Info Loader 3.2.2 Previous versions already terminated

In case you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Europe special toll update package is available

The first package of the Europe special toll update was released 2 weeks ago. With this second package the Europe special toll update 2019_1 is complete.

This package contains the following countries:

Greece
New tariffs for Rio–Antirrio bridge. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Greece January 2017’ scenario.
Spain
This scenario includes new rates for the Cadi Tunnel, the Vallvidrera Tunnel and the Artxanda Tunnels for 2019.This scenario replaces the previous “Spain January 2018” scenario
United Kingdom
This scenario contains the most recent tariffs from January 2019. New tariffs for Eurotunnel, M6, Mersey tunnel, Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge, Tyne Tunnel. Tunels Severn Bridge, Second Severn Crossing from 2019 on toll-free. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Great Britain January 2018’ scenario.
Denmark
New tariffs for the Storebælt Bridge and the Øresund Bridge 2019. This scenario replaces the previous scenario ‘Denmark January 2018’.
Sweden
Current version of the tariffs dated January 2019. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Sweden January 2018’ scenario.
Ireland
New tariffs 2019. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Ireland January 2018’scenario.
Andorra
New tariffs for Tunnel d ‘Envalira. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Andorra January 2018’ scenario.
Croatia
Tunel Sveti Ilija from 2019 on toll-free. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Croatia January 2018’ scenario
Turkey
New tariffs 2019 for Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, 15 July Martyrs Bridge, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, Osman Gazi Bridge, Eurasian tunnel. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Turkey January 2018’ scenario.

Concerned maps

  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.1T
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.1H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2T
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.2H
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2018.1H

Please note: This and all following toll updates will be only available via automatic update with the PTV Content Update Service.

We recommend to use PTV Content Update Server Version 2.x.
Also your current PTV xServer API Version 1 can work with PTV Content Update Server Version 2.x – using  PTV CUS xServer 1 Adapter.
For PTV Mapserver please use the PTV Toll Update Tool.
PTV xServer internet was updated recently.

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

Discontinuation notice for PTV xServer 32-bit version

We would like to let you know that PTV Group will be discontinuing PTV xServer 32-bit version as of 1st August 2019.

From this date onwards, we will no longer provide any updates or support for the 32-bit versions of PTV xServer. Please notice that the last updated 32-bit PTV xServer was released as version 1.26.0.4 at 28th of January 2019.

To assist the clients, PTV Group has already provided the following upgrade paths, where clients can login to update to the 64-bit version of:

PTV Group as other software companies were forced to react because of Oracle’s announcement regarding their licensing policy. For recent Java versions Oracle provides only 64-bit binaries. Therefore, PTV strongly recommends updating to the 64-bit version.

In accordance with PTV Group’s product discontinuation policy, we are providing notice of this phase-out so that you have adequate time to replace the solutions via updating to the 64-bit software version which is already available.

PTV Group is committed to providing the highest level of quality and service to our customers. Based on the requests given by our clients, we constantly enhance our software and keep integrating new and improved functions and contents. This is, why we strongly advise our customers to partake in our maintenance contract, as it integrates extended functions and ensures their systems always remain up-to-date – a basic prerequisite for their day-to-day operations.

At a glance: Discontinuation notice for PTV xServer 32-bit version 1.24 and 1.26 effective from 1st August 2019 (please notice: no updates available any more, please use 64-bit instead):

PTV xServer Version Operating System
PTV xCluster Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.3 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)
PTV xDima Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.3 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)
PTV xLocate Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.3 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)
PTV xMap Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.3 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)
PTV xMapmatch Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.4 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)
PTV xRoute Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.3 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)
PTV xTour Server 1.24.0.0 – 1.26.0.4 Windows (x86); Linux (x86)

Thank you for your continued support. In case you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

PTV xServer API Version 2.11 is now available!

We proudly present our new PTV xServer API Version 2.11 Release. For details about the services you can find the corresponding release notes here.

Reverse Geocoding with PTV xLocate

Here are some feature highlights of API Version 2.11:

  • Framework
    • Support of dynamic Feature Layer based toll updates using Content Update Service (CUS) for PTV xRoute and PTV xMap
  • xLocate
    • Introduced Reverse Geocoding for localities, post code points, streets, interpolated and exact addresses (Please note that a Europe City Map 2019.2H or newer is required)
    • Support of long postal codes in Great Britain and Ireland for exact and interpolated addresses
      (Please note that a Europe City Map 2019.2H or newer is required)
  • xMap
    • New thinned rendering profile “Amber” is now available.
  • xDima
    • Introduced a new time consideration scenario “MultipleTravelTimes” to create distance matrices containing multiple travel times using Feature Layer PTV_SpeedPatterns
  • xTour
    • Consider multiple travel time distance matrices in optimization
    • Added support for working time of EU directive 2002/15/EC. Note that this is only usable together with multiple travel time distance matrices
    • Alternative depots can be considered within the tour planning

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

Note that the Customer Area has been relaunched. You can find more information in a previous blog post.

For cloud solutions we will provide test and production systems based on this release. The Europe test cluster already contains the PTV xServer API version 2.11 release plus all future and finished changes for the next release.

  • Check the General Information page to get more information about existing PTV xServer internet deployments.