PTV xServer API Version 2.10 is now available!

We proudly present our new PTV xServer API Version 210 Release. For details about the services you  find the corresponding release notes here.

Here are some feature highlights of API Version 2.10:

  • xLocate
    • The query parameter ‘mapLanguage’ in the REST-API is no longer experimental
  • xMap
    • The query parameters ‘mapLanguage’ and ‘contentType’ in the REST-API are no longer experimental
    • The Feature Layer ‘PTV_TruckAttributes’ supports restrictions for vehicles with trailer exceeding a given length or width
    • The attribute ‘mappingProfile‘ has been renamed to ‘renderingProfile‘. It has been revised completely and is no longer experimental. Please use the revised profiles in the folder conf/profiles/rendering/featurelayer. Furthermore the use case of the profiles is now called ‘rendering’ instead of ‘mapping’.
      To make it more easy for you to react to the adjustments of the experimental API, we provide a FromMappingToRendering PDF document with all the changes
  • xRoute
    • The Feature Layer ‘PTV_TruckAttributes’ supports restrictions for vehicles with trailer exceeding a given length or width
    •  Added support to export a route that can be used for guided navigation. The attribute ‘guidedNavigationRoute’ returns a string that can be imported into PTV Navigator. Please note that this is experimental
    • Some API elements like route report, toll summary and waypoint names at legs are no longer experimental
  • xTour
    • The performance in the method ‘changeTours’ is improved for all available actions

For on-premise solutions you can download the latest version from 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 provide systems based on this release. It contains the PTV xServer API version 2.10 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

New PTV xServer Release available!

Toll Report in Florida using Feature Layer toll

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 2.9:

  • xLocate
    • Geocoding Data for North America (including Mexico and Canada) is now available
    • City results are now listed by population
  • xMap
    • Introduced rendering of toll roads
      Note that this feature requires new toll data in Feature Layer format which is currently only available for the US
  • xRoute
    • New way of toll calculation using Feature Layer toll data
    • Introduced multiple payment methods at toll locations (including electronic toll collection)
    • Determine when a vehicle enters or exists a toll road by using the new toll events
  • xTour
    • Support for EU drivers’ working hours in case of multi-day tours with daily rests anytime and anywhere necessary.
    • Added method ‘findChangeToursProposals’ to get proposals for modifying an existing tour plan stored on server side
    • The method ‘planTours’ can be stopped during computation getting an intermediate but valid response that usually differs from the final response.
    • Additional order relocation and swap moves are executed to improve the tour planning results

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

For cloud solutions we provide systems based on this release. It contains the PTV xServer API version 2.9 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

PTV xServer 1.24.0.4 now available

PTV xServer 1.24.0.4 service release is available now!

featurelayer

It contains several Bugfixes and Improvements, the Highlights of the 1.24.0.4 Version are:

General:

  • Improvement: The layer size for road editor data is automatically determined.
  • Bugfix: The distance matrix is properly deleted, even if there is competing access from multiple module instances.
  • Bugfix: Using a rolling logging strategy, the compressed files are also created in case of renaming conflicts.

PTV xMapmatch Server:

  • Improvement: Performance improvement and same results with complete maps compared to partial maps by implementing an optimized map access.
  • Bugfix: In special cases matches in the border area of countries are now considered.

PTV xLocate Server:

  • Bugfix: Fixed crash in case of using an empty array of addresses in the method findAddresses.

PTV xRoute Server:

  • Bugfix: Inconsistent dynamic feature layers do not produce system failures on a running PTV xServer.
  • The ISO code of France is considered correctly when routing with EXCLUDE_COUNTRIES or ROUTING_COUNTRIES on PTV Europe City Maps 2017.2 or newer.
  • Removed inconsequential entries of segment malus values for delivery vehicles from standard routing profiles.

PTV xMap Server:

  • Bugfix: A module restart could cause a temporary delay of pending feature layer updates from the PTV Content Update Service for all modules. Now pending update messages are handled correctly on any module restart.

PTV xTour Server:

  • Bugfix: Fixed crash in case of break intervals with a zero second break.
  • Bugfix: Fixed crash in case of vehicle operating intervals with a one second length in special cases.
  • Bugfix: Changed the method findToursForUnscheduledOrder to get the maximal number of proposals by considering both input plan and unscheduled vehicles.

See the 1.24.0.4 Release Notes for more details.

The PTV xServer 1.24.0.4 can be downloaded from the customer area Downloadof the PTV Developer Zone. If you need further information or support please contact the Support Team.

PTV xServer 1.24.0.3 now available

PTV xServer 1.24.0.3 service release is available now!

featurelayer

It contains several Bugfixes and Improvements, the Highlights of the 1.24.0.3 Version are:

General:

  • Bugfix: Moved the alive port configuration from xserver.properties to <service>.properties to avoid conflicts in PTV xServer bundle.
  • Improvement: The default configuration supports road editor layers up to 60 MB.

PTV xLocate Server:

  • Improvement: Alternative postal abbreviations for states in Australia are supported (e.g. TAS in addition to TA for Tasmania).

PTV xRoute Server:

  • Improvement: The currency enumeration is marked as deprecated as a lot of currencies are outdated. Please use the attribute currencyISOCode instead.
  • Bugfix: A module restart could cause a temporary delay of pending feature layer updates from the PTV Content Update Service for all modules. Now pending update messages are handled correctly on any module restart.

PTV xMap Server:

  • Bugfix: A module restart could cause a temporary delay of pending feature layer updates from the PTV Content Update Service for all modules. Now pending update messages are handled correctly on any module restart.

PTV xTour Server:

  • Improvement: Added the new planning parameter avoidEarlyRecreations to avoid break and rest at the beginning of the tour.
  • Bugfix: The length of truck and trailer operating intervals must take at least one second.
  • Bugfix: The assignment from orders to depots at the beginning of the planning considers the correct vehicles for the feasibility check.
  • Bugfix: The selection of the internal algorithm with the attribute basicConstructionMethod now also works for the overnight planning.
  • Bugfix: Changed the method findToursForUnscheduledOrder to get a proposal if the there is no input plan available.

See the 1.24.0.3 Release Notes for more details.

The PTV xServer 1.24.0.3 can be downloaded from the customer area Downloadof the PTV Developer Zone. If you need further information or support please contact the Support Team.

PTV xServer 1.24.0.2 now available

PTV xServer 1.24.0.2 service release is available now!

featurelayer

It contains several Bugfixes and Improvements, the Highlights of the 1.24.0.2 Version are:

PTV xRoute Server: :

  • Performance improvement of route calculation by using a better caching of feature layers.
  • Performance improvement of route calculation, when feature layers are installed but not enabled.
  • Fixed the calculation of the route distance, when using fuzzy waypoints with a radius that is smaller than the length of the linked segment.
  • Fixed that in case of using the parameter IS_LOCAL_TIME_AT_LOCATION, the time zone for time-dependent toll calculation was not set correctly.

PTV xMap Server:

  • Performance improvement of map rendering, when feature layers are installed but not enabled.

PTV xTour Server:

  • The move SwapAB in the improvement step is now deactivated as the expected low impact on the results does not justify the significant longer runtime.

See the 1.24.0.2 Release Notes for more details.

The PTV xServer 1.24.0.2 can be downloaded from the customer area Downloadof the PTV Developer Zone. If you need further information or support please contact the Support Team.

PTV xServer 1.24.0.1 now available

PTV xServer 1.24.0.1 service release is available now!

featurelayer

It contains several Bugfixes and Improvements, the Highlights of the 1.24.0.1 Version are:

PTV xRoute Server: : Performance improvement in the calculateMatrixInfo method, if the start or the destination is restricted by traffic incidents and better caching of time zone information.

PTV xMap Server: Better caching of time zone information.

PTV xTour Server: Shorter reaction time in case of cancelling an area tour planning (e.g. by limiting the available machine time). Additionally there is a bugfix for the consideration of priorities. If there are no priorities at all orders present, this is now correctly considered in the planning algorithm.

See the 1.24.0.1 Release Notes for more details.

The PTV xServer 1.24.0.1 can be downloaded from the customer area Downloadof the PTV Developer Zone. If you need further information or support please contact the Support Team.