World City Map released for PTV xServer Internet!

The PTV World City Map 2015T is now available for PTV xServer Internet and it includes this several features:

  • Geocoding: Multi Field Search with Country Code is recommended.weltkarte
  • Mapping: Rendering of Feature Layer Themes depending on the availability in the respective region.
  • Routing: Intercontinental routing is possible between Europe, Middle East and Africa. Further intercontinental and continental routing will be possible as provider connections are present.
  • Trip Planning: Continental Trip planning.
  • Map Matching: Continental Mapmatching.

PTV_xServer_internet_80x80Important!: Please note that this is a test system and you have to use the test URLs. To use the production system please contact your sales contact partner.

Detailed information and technical details about this map cluster and all the other different map clusters we provide can be found at the PTV xServer Internet Developer Guide.

 

Integration of Satellite Images

PTV exclusively provides two-dimensional satellite imagery hosted by HERE. In combination with PTV maps, the satellite images visualize a detailed landscape view. These images are available for several continents such as Europe, North America and Australia.

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HERE’s license agreement

To get access to HERE you need to have an evaluation or an enterprise license key which are provided by PTV. Please contact your sales contact partner.

  • Evaluation: 90-day license limited to non-commercial, internal evaluation of satellite Map-Logoimagery
  • Enterprise: The enterprise keys are available for commercial and non-commercial applications

For detailed information, please read the terms and conditions of HERE

Setting Credentials

First you have to supply the HERE credentials in your web-application to obtain the 2D satellite images. Following elements have to be acquired before:

Element Description
 app_id  Insert your App_Id provided by PTV (evaluation or enterprise key)
 app_code  Insert your App_Id provided by PTV (evaluation or enterprise key)
URL
http://1.aerial.maps.cit.api.here.com/maptile/2.1/maptile/newest/satellite.day/11/1202/843/256/png8? app_id = Your App_Id&app_code = Your App_Code

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Using PTV´s test page:

In order to open the test page, the valid evaluation or enterprise license key is obligatory. The following test page is enabled to validate the key. Visit the HERE Satellite Sample and follow the instructions.

Five new maps released -update your data now

PTV Group released five new maps in the last weeks:

  • PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.2T
  • PTV Africa City Map 2016
  • PTV Maghreb City Map 2016
  • PTV South Asia City Map 2015
  • PTV Arabia City Map 2015

PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.2T

The new Europe City Map (TomTom) is released for PTV xServer 1.20, 1.18.1 and 1.18.

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The following additional content is available:

  • POIs
  • TruckAttributes
  • TrafficPatterns (TMC)
  • X-digit postcodes
  • FeatureLayer:
    • TrafficPatterns
    • TimeZones
    • RestrictionZones
    • TruckAttributes (since PTV xServer 1.20)

PTV Africa City Map 2016

The new Africa City Map is released for PTV xServer 1.20, 1.18.1 and 1.18. The map was extended and now covers the whole African continent. The following countries were added: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Comoros, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethopia,Ghana, Guinea, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Libya, Marocco, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Malawi, Mayotte, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Sudan, Senegal, Saint Helena, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Chad, Togo und Tunisia

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The following additional content is available:

  • POIs
  • FeatureLayer: TimeZones

PTV Maghreb City Map 2016 

The new Maghreb map is released for PTV xServer 1.20, 1.18.1 and 1.18. 

MaghrebMap

The following additional content is available:

  • POIs
  • FeatureLayer: TimeZones

PTV South Asia City Map 2015

The new map for South Asia is released for PTV xServer 1.20, 1.18.1 and 1.18. Three new countries are now part of the map: Cambodia, Laos and VietnamSouthAsiaMap

The following additional content is available:

  • POIs
  • FeatureLayer:
    • TrafficPatterns
    • TimeZones

PTV Arabia City Map 2015

The new map for Arabia is released for PTV xServer 1.20, 1.18.1 and 1.18. The map contains English as well as Arab textes.

ArabiaMap

The following additional content is available:

  • POIs
  • Truck attributes are available for are, bhr, isr, jor, kwt, lbn, omn, qat, sau
  • FeatureLayer:
    • Feature Layer Time Zones is available for all countries
    • Feature Layer Preferred Routes is available for are, jor, omn, qat
    • Feature Layer Traffic Patterns is available for are, bhr, jor, kwt, lbn, omn, qat, sau
    • Feature Layer Truck attributes is available for are, bhr, isr, jor, kwt, lbn, omn, qat, sau  (since PTV xServer 1.20)

Map-LogoFind general information about our PTV Maps and content here: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/products/maps-content/

In our customer area you get detailed information about the specific PTV maps and can download the additional content for the map (login required): http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/developer-zone/customer-area/

The map updates continue: Get our new maps of Australia and Southern Africa

Update your map now and get new data for Australia and Southern Africa.

PTV Australia City Map 2015

AustraliaWe released an update for the Australia map (HERE).

Following additional content is available:

  • Time Zones
  • Traffic Patterns (will be released for New Zealand in April)
  • Preferred Routes (will be released for the whole map in April)
  • Truck Attributes (will be released for the whole map in April)
  • Point of interests with redesigned icons

Currently, the map is released for the following products:

  • PTV xServer
  • PTV Mapserver

PTV Southern Africa City Map 2015

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Already in February, we released a map update for the Southern Africa map (TomTom). Two new countries are available: Republic of Congo, and Gabon. Routing results could be enhanced by adapting speed information according to the real situation on the roads. With enlarged information on house and street numbers and postcodes, the geocoding possibilities are increased. Points of interests are available on top of the map and also the Feature Layer Time Zones can be downloaded from the PTV Customer Area.

The map is released for the following products:

  • PTV xServer
  • PTV Mapsverver
  • PTV Map&Market basic/premium 2014
  • PTV Smartour 2015.1

MapsContentFind general information about our PTV Maps and content here: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/products/maps-content/

In our customer area you get detailed information about the specific PTV maps and can download the additional content for the map: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/developer-zone/customer-area/

 

Get our brandnew Europe City Map (HERE)

Update your map now and get new data for PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.2H.

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Following additional content is available:

  • Point of interests with redesigned icons
  • TrafficPatterns (TMC)
  • TruckAttributes
  • X-digit postcodes
  • FeatureLayer:
    • TrafficPatterns
    • TimeZones
    • RestrictionZones
    • PreferredRoutes
    • TruckAttributes (since PTV xServer 1.20)
    • Traffic Incidents (sincePTV xServer 1.20)

Please be aware: The FeatureLayer PreferredRoutes is exclusively released for the routing engines of the PTV xServer 1.18.0, 1.18.1 and 1.20.0.2 (not 1.20.0.0 and 1.20.0.1).

MapsContentFind general information about our PTV Maps and content here: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/products/maps-content/

In our customer area you get detailed information about the specific PTV maps and you can download the additional content: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/developer-zone/customer-area/

New maps and feature layer updates available

Map Updates

Discover tMap-Logohe new PTV Maps available for PTV xServer and PTV Mapserver.

In the last weeks and months a lot of map updates have been published. Here, you can find an overview of the updates and new content.

New PTV South America City Map 2015 is in stock. For the first time environmental zones for several countries can be determined on the map display. The street network increased by 400,000 km. 13 further international ferries (19 in total) were added by PTV.

New PTV North America City Map 2015H is in stock. New Content for this map is available with height information used within the way point lists. The routing to PTV South America City Map 2015 is now possible.

New PTV Maghreb City Map 2015 is in stock. This map is based on TomTom data for Tunesia and Morocco while data for Algeria does still originate from AND. This map is routeable to PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.1 from HERE and TomTom.

New PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.1H is in stock. Improved geocoding for Greece could be realized. The new route of A35 in Italy via Brebemi was manually added since HERE didn’t provided these segments with the input data. Some bugs related to the Italian toll calculation could be fixed as well. New postcodes are available for Bosnia and Herzegovina and improved postcodes are delivered for Portugal, Russia and Turkey.

New PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.1T in stock. Similiar to the HERE map, bugs in the Italian toll calculation could be fixed. Cyprus is on detailed street level now. Truck Attributes for Gibraltar could be added.

Already in September the new PTV India City Map 2015 was released. With this release, PTV could again increase the amount of street network by 650,000 km to a total network of nearly 2.5 Million km. The Feature Layer information Time Zones and Traffic Patterns are also available with this map. Over 5 Million POIs can be delivered with this map as well.

Find general information about our PTV Maps and content Test_environment_80s80here: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/products/maps-content/

In our customer area you get detailed information about the specific PTV maps: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/developer-zone/customer-area/

Feature Layer Updates

Also the additional content of our maps has been updated. Three of the PTV maps got new Feature Layer information.

For the PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.1H the following Feature Layers are available: Preferred Routes, Traffic Patterns, Time Zones and Truck Restriction Zones.

For the PTV Europe City Map Premium 2015.1T the following Feature Layers are available: Traffic Patterns, Time Zones and Truck Restriction Zones.

For the PTV North America City Map 2015H the following Feature Layers are available: PreferredRoutes, TrafficPatterns and Time Zones.

DownloadDownload the new Feature Layers for your map in the Customer Area: http://xserver.ptvgroup.com/en-uk/developer-zone/customer-area/