About Isabel Honikel

Senior Technical Product Manager

PTV xServer internet – Update on PTV America City Map cluster Here with API Version 1

We would like to inform you that we plan to do maintenance on the PTV America City Map [Here] production cluster with API Version 1.

The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance:

  • Update on NA-N production cluster on February 1st , 2023
    • Map update to PTV EuropeAmerica City Map 2023.1H

Please test your application on the already updated test systems and report any problem immediately to our support.xServer support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.

 

Release of Geocoding & Places API V 1.5.0 – Places Text Search

In the new version of the PTV Developer Geocoding & Places API V 1.5.0 you  find a new Feature for the POI / Places Search.

The new endpoint is named searchPlacesByText and enables you to find places by their name.
You have the possibility to insert a text to search for the places name. In addition to this you can specify an optional location bias as center or bounding box to sharpen the region you are searching in. 
Also the category and country filter helps to minimize the results to the relevant ones.

Try out code sample which gives you the possibility to see results out without any effort. The code sample allows you to manipulate the center point and bounding box. To do this you jus need to acitvate Center or Bounding box and click on the map icon.

Request:
https://api.myptv.com/geocoding/v1/places/by-text?searchText=Tower%20Bridge&categoryFilter=navteq-lcms%3A300-3000-0000&countryFilter=GB&language=en&boundingBox=51.51327,-0.08465,51.49527,-0.06665

Response:
...
{ "places": [ { "referencePosition": { "latitude": 51.50427, "longitude": -0.07565 }, "roadAccessPosition": { "latitude": 51.50427, "longitude": -0.07565 }, "address": { "countryName": "United Kingdom", "state": "England", "province": "London", "postalCode": "SE1 2", "city": "London", "district": "Bermondsey", "street": "" }, "formattedAddress": "Tower Bridge - London, London SE1 2", "name": "Tower Bridge", "categoryIds": [ "navteq-lcms:300-3000-0000", "navteq-lcms:550-5510-0242", "navteq-lcms:300-3000-0025", "navteq-lcms:300-3000-0023" ], "quality": {} },
...

If you need more information about this new feature please have a look at the API documentation or at the concept wich describes the purpose of this feature in detail.

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and activating the product on the website.

To keep yourself updated about upcoming releases and news you can use the subscribe function on the right hand side.

If you got any question do not hesitate to get in contact.

PTV xServer internet – Update on PTV Europe City Map and PTV World City Map cluster TomTom with API Version 1

We would like to inform you that we plan to do maintenance on the PTV Europe City Map [Tom Tom] and PTV World City Map [Tom Tom] production cluster with API Version 1.

The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance:

  • Update on EU-N production cluster on January 24th, 2023
    • Map update to PTV Europe City Map 2023.1T
  • Update on API-EU production cluster on January 26th, 2023
    • Map update to PTV World City Map 2023.1T

Please test your application on the already updated test systems and report any problem immediately to our support.xServer support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.

 

PTV xServer internet – Update on PTV Europe City Map cluster Here with API Version 1

We would like to inform you that we plan to do maintenance on the PTV Europe City Map [Here] production clusters with API Version 1.

The planned update on November 16th was re-scheduled to November 30th 2022.

The following tasks will be completed in the scope of this maintenance:

  • Update to PTV Europe City Map 2023.1Ha

Please test your application on the already updated test system and report any problem immediately to our support.xServer support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.

 

PTV xServer internet – Update on PTV World City Map cluster Here with API Version 2

We would like to inform you that we plan to do maintenance on the PTV World City Map [Here] production clusters with API Version 2.

The test system xserver2-eu-test was already updated today.
We will have a longer test phase this time because of a new feature that needs to be tested extensively.
After the successful test phase, we deliver the PTV xServer 2.27 version to the production systems.

The production clusters will be updated according to the following schedule.

    • January 17th, 2023 : Update on xserver2-eu production cluster:
      • Update to PTV xServer version 2.27
    • January 18th, 2023: Update on xserver2-us production cluster:
      • Update to PTV xServer version 2.27
    • January 19th, 2023: Update on xserver2-au production cluster:
      • Update to PTV xServer version 2.27 and scale down
    • December 6th, 2022 : Update on xserver2-eu2 production cluster:
      • Update to PTV xServer version 2.27
    • December 8th, 2022 : Update on xserver2-us2 production cluster:
      • Update to PTV xServer version 2.27

Please test your application on the already updated test system and report any problem immediately to our support.xServer support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.

 

PTV xServer internet – Update on PTV World City Map cluster Here with API Version 2 – completed

We would like to inform you that the planned maintenance on the PTV World City Map [Here] production clusters with API Version 2 were completed successfully and in full. 

The clusters were updated according to the following schedule.

  • October 25th, 2022 Update on xserver2-eu production cluster:
    • Update to PTV World City Map 2023.1H
  • October 26th, 2022 : Update on xserver2-us production cluster:
    • Update to PTV World City Map 2023.1H
  • October 27th , 2022 : Update on xserver2-au production cluster:
    • Update to PTV World City Map 2023.1H and scale up
  • November 3rd , 2022 : Update on xserver2-eu2 production cluster:
    • Update to PTV World City Map 2023.1H
  • No update for xserver2-us2 production cluster.

Please test your application on the already updated test system and report any problem immediately to our support.xServer support.de@xserver.ptvgroup.com.