Release of Geocoding & Places API V1.2.0

A new version of the PTV Developer Geocoding & Places API is now available!

You can check the new features in the list below or use the API Changes webpage for more details.

Geocoding & Places API V1.2.0

  • Feature: Location type extended by new types ‘POINT_OF_INTEREST’ and ‘INTERSECTION’.

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and acitvating the product on the website.
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Release of Routing API V1.1.0

A new version of the PTV Developer Routing API is now available!

You can check the new features in the list below or use the API Changes webpage for more details.

Routing API V1.1.0

  • Feature: Added method ‘getRouteByRouteId’ to get more details of a previously calculated or alternative route.
  • Feature: Added support for allowed and prohibited countries considered during the route calculation.
  • Bugfix: The z-coordinate in the polyline is no longer returned when requesting the emission result ‘EMISSIONS_EN16258_2012_HBEFA’.

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and acitvating the product on the website.
By doing this you will gain 100k transaction per month for free to directly start testing. 

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Release of Geocoding & Places API V1.1.0

A new version of the PTV Developer Geocoding & Places API is now available!

You can check the new features in the list below or use the API Changes webpage for more details.

Geocoding & Places API V1.1.0

  • Feature: Finding locations based on an address: Filtering supports also country subdivisions.

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and acitvating the product on the website.
By doing this you will gain 100k transaction per month for free to directly start testing. 

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PTV Developer – First Release

We are happy to announce that the first release of PTV Developer APIs is now available to the public.

You can test PTV Developer for free by registering a MyPTV account and acitvating the product on the website.
By doing this you will gain 100k transaction per month for free to directly start testing. 

Available APIs and features

Geocoding & Places API 1.0.0

  • Feature: Finding locations based on an address specified as a single-field text input.
  • Feature: Finding locations based on an address specified as separate input fields.
  • Feature: Finding locations near a specified geographical position.
  • Feature: Finding places like shops or points of interest near a specified geographical position.
  • Feature: Returning the list of available place categories.

Raster Maps API 1.0.0

  • Feature: Tiled map rendering for an easy integration in a web mapping framework.
  • Feature: Selecting one of the provided map styles.
  • Feature: Selecting the map layers including different traffic situations and truck restrictions.
  • Feature: Selecting the language for geographic names or traffic incidents descriptions.

Routing API 1.0.0

  • Feature: Considering different waypoint types (on-road, off-road and route-manipulation).
  • Feature: Selecting one of the provided vehicles with the possibility to customize several attributes.
  • Feature: Considering the different traffic situations with an easy-to-use mode.
  • Feature: Providing three alternative routes in addition to the optimal route.
  • Feature: Providing detailed toll data (costs, sections and systems).
  • Feature: Providing emission data (CEN and French CO2 decree).
  • Feature: Providing events in chronological order (e.g. maneuvers, border crossings, toll).

Map Matching API 1.0.0

  • Feature: Matching a single GPS position to the road network of the PTV map.
  • Feature: Matching a complete GPS track to the road network of the PTV map.
  • Feature: Controlling the quality and performance of the matching by using predefined parameter sets.
  • Feature: Providing location information (country, city, street and postal code) for a single matched GPS position.
  • Feature: Recalculating a matched GPS track using the Routing API

Route Optimization API 1.0.0

  • Feature: Separate methods to create a plan, start the optimization, check the progress and get the optimized plan.
  • Feature: Multiple time intervals for depots, customers and drivers.
  • Feature: Heterogeneous fleet with vehicles varying in capacities and equipment.
  • Feature: Transports with a pickup and delivery location including the service time.
  • Feature: Calculating break and rest periods according to the European driving time regulation (Regulation No 561/2006).
  • Feature: Definition of location position in a trip, either first/last position or by numbers.
  • Feature: Vehicle profiles for EU, USA and Australia available.
  • Feature: Possibility to add tweaks to the optimization parameters.

Administration UI for PTV Developer

After registering for PTV Developer you will find yourself in the Administration UI for your product instance.

API Keys App

You will gain access to the API Keys App in which you can create, rename and delete API Keys which will be necessary to authenticate against the REST endpoints.

Contact Sales & Documentation App

Futhermore you can contact us by using the contact sales app or jump directly into the documentation to find Quick Starts, Concepts and Code Examples for each API.

Other Apps (greyed out icons in the administration UI) will follow soon.

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PTV xServer API Version 2.13 is now available!

We proudly present our new PTV xServer API Version 2.13 Release. For the full list of Features and Improvements you can check the corresponding release notes here.

Taking the European driving regulations into account with PTV xRoute

Here are some feature highlights of API Version 2.13:

  • Framework
    • Swapped the stored profile names ‘truck40t.xml’ and ‘trailertruck.xml’ to harmonize it with all other PTV products. Please note that the default routing profile keeps all values, but now refers to the correctly named ‘trailertruck’.
      Please check this addtional Blog Post for detailed information
  • xLocate
    • Support for address interpolation using single-field input
    • Improved the performance for using single-field input
    • Added support for addresses given by only a long postal code using single-field input, which is especially relevant for Ireland
      Please note that features mentioned above require a 2020.1H map or newer.
  • xMap
    • Improved the rendering performance when using Feature Layer (in particular PTV_TruckAttributes)
  • xRoute
    • Added support to calculate tour restrictions including EU drivers’ working hours and working time of EU directive 2002/15/EC. Please note that this is experimental
    • Added support to consider alternative near-by roads by using the new attribute ‘considerAlternativeNearByRoads’ together with an ‘OnRoadWaypoint’. Please note that this is experimental
    • Introduced ‘ManipulateRouteWaypoint’ to manipulate the course of a route by passing a location within a radius. Please note that this is experimental
  • xTour
    • Added attribute ‘orderGroupIds’ to the element ‘Vehicle’ to specify which order groups can be served by the vehicle
    • The tour planning results for orders of type ‘OrderWithAlternativePickupDepots’ or ‘OrderWithAlternativeDeliveryDepots’ are improved
  • xLoad
    • It is possible to combine stacking restrictions with the maximum allowable surface load on items
    • Reversed the order of the attribute ‘unloadingSequence’. The first items will be unloaded first (and loaded last)

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

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 2.13 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.

PTV xServer API Version 2.12 is now available!

We proudly present our new PTV xServer API Version 2.12 Release. For the full list of Features and Improvements you can check the corresponding release notes here.

xTour – Group ID’s

Here are some feature highlights of API Version 2.12:

  • Framework
    • Added support for external Java installations (64-bit Java 8 required. We recommend the use Amazon Corretto or Orcale Java). Please note that the Java Runtime Environment is no longer integrated in the PTV xServer and need to be installed separately. You find more information on the according Manual Page.
    • Updated the stored profiles to DataCompatibilityVersion 2 as all current maps are also based on this version. Please ensure that your profiles and map data have the same version. Otherwise the PTV xServer won’t start
  • xLocate
    • The representation of the country results (Name, ISO-2, ISO-3 or license plate code) can be specified in the request
  • xMap
    • Improved the rendering performance especially when using Feature PTV_(Truck-)SpeedPatterns
  • xRoute
    • Introduced a REST-API for xRoute (Note that the method is experimental)
  • xTour
    • Added support to plan precombined trips by specifying the attribute ‘groupId’ for each order and the attribute ‘orderGroupConsideration’ in the planning options. (Note that this is experimental)
    • Alternative depots are also supported for the methods ‘changeTours’ and ‘findChangeToursProposals’. (Note that this is experimental)
    • Added attribute ‘legReports’ to the element ‘TourReport’ to return information for each leg between two consecutive stops. (Note that this is experimental)
  • xLoad
    • Unloading sequence support
    • Added stackability restrictions by ItemTypes

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

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 2.12 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.