PTV xServer 2.18 released

The new PTV xServer API Version 2.18.1 is available for download. For the full list of features and improvements you can check the corresponding release notes here.

Here are some feature highlights of API Version 2.18.1:

  • General:
    • Setting several API elements from experimental to stable
  • xDima:
    • Selecting a specific high-performance routing network
    • Automatic bounding box for rectangular restrictions to improve the performance
  • xRoute:
    • Support for additional toll section information
    • Automatic bounding box for rectangular restrictions to improve the performance
  • xTour:
    • Support for EU working time directive concerning tours in execution (experimental)

For on-premise solutions you can download the latest version from the Customer Area at the Developer Zone. http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/de/nc/developer-zone/customer-area/ (login and license required)

For cloud solutions we provide a test and production system based on this release. The PTV World City Map test cluster contains the PTV xServer API version 2.18.1 release plus all future and finished changes for the next release.

Check the Cluster Overview page to get more information about existing PTV xServer internet deployments.

Toll update (2020_04) Special toll

Greece
New toll rates valid from 1st January, 2020. This scenario replaces the previous scenario ‘Austria January 2020’.

Netherlands
New tariff and vehicle definition for: Westerschelde tunnel. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Netherlands January 2018’ scenario.

Spain
This scenario includes new rates for the Cadi Tunnel, the Vallvidrera Tunnel and the Artxanda Tunnels for 2020. AP-4 between Sevilla and Cádiz and AP-7 between Tarragona, Valencia and Alicante from 2020 on toll-free.This scenario replaces the previous “Spain January 2019” scenario.

Switzerland
This scenario contains the toll factors valid from January 2020. New tariffs for Tunnel Munt la Schera, Great St Bernard Tunnel, Bodenseefähre Romanshorn. It replaces the previous ‘Switzerland January 2019’ scenario.

United Kingdon
This scenario contains the most recent tariffs from January 2020. New tariffs for Aldwark Bridge, Batheaston Bridge, Swinford Bridge, Itchen Bridge, Tamar Bridge, Tyne Tunnel, Humber_Bridge, M6, Eurotunnel, College Road. Cleddau Bridge since 28.03.2019 is free. Whitney-On-Wye Bridge was not captured. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Great Britain January 2019’ scenario.

Denmark
New tariffs for the Storebælt Bridge and the Øresund Bridge 2020. This scenario replaces the previous scenario ‘Denmark January 2019’.

Sweden
Current version of the tariffs dated January 2020. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Sweden January 2019’ scenario.

Germany
This scenario contains the toll factors valid from August 2019. New tariff for Warnowtunnel. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Germany August 2019 v2’ scenario.

Ireland
New tariffs 2020. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Ireland January 2019’ scenario.

Turkey
New tariffs 2020 for Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, 15 July Martyrs Bridge, Eurasian tunnel. This scenario replaces the previous ‘Turkey September 2019’ scenario.

Furthermore this update contains a bug fix for the special toll update for Switzerland.

PTV xServer internet was updated today, April 9th, 2020.

Concerned maps

  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.2H – toll update version 2019_2H_22
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2019.2T – toll update version 2019_2T_13
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2020.1H – toll update version 2020_1H_14
  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2020.1T – toll update version 2020_1T_8

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.

If you need further information or support please contact the support team.

 

PTV xServer internet update – PTV America City Map cluster – production

We plan to perform maintenance on April, 20th 2020 that does not require any downtime.
The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance.

PTV America City Map [Here]- production/integration – cluster with API version 1:

  • PTV xServer update from version 1.28.0.1 to version 1.28.0.3
  • Map update form PTV America City Map version 2020.1H to version 2020.2H.

Please test your application on the today updated test system and report any problem immediately.

PTV xServer internet update – PTV Australia City Map cluster – production

We plan to perform maintenance on March, 30th 2020 that does not require any downtime.
The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance.

PTV Australia City Map [Here]- production/integration/test – cluster with API version 1:

  • PTV xServer update from version 1.28.0.1 to version 1.28.0.3
  • Map update form PTV Australia City Map version 2020.1H to version 2020.2H.

Please test your application after the update and report any problem immediately.

PTV xServer internet update – PTV World City Map cluster – production – completed

UPDATE: The announced maintenance was completed successfully and in full.

We plan to perform maintenance on January, 27th 2020 that does not require any downtime.
The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance.

PTV World City Map [TomTom]- production/test/integration – cluster with API version 1:

  • PTV xServer update from version 1.28 to version 1.28.3
  • Map update form PTV World City Map version 2019.2T to version 2020.1T.

Please test your application and report any problem immediately.

PTV xServer internet update – Update of PTV xServer to API Version 2.16

We plan to perform maintenance on January, 20th 2020 that does not require any downtime.
The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance.

PTV World City Map [Here]- production/test/integration – cluster with API version 2:

  • PTV xServer update from version 2.14 to version 2.16
  • This update includes some changes in time out handling:
    We deactivated the computationTimeout (https://bit.ly/2PZE2gG) for requests.
    This will have the effect that all requests even on long lasting requests will be executed until the computation is finished, or for asynchronous requests until they will be stopped on request of the client.

Please test your application and report any problem immediately.