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POI data cleaning

Everything you have to know about the POI classification   You may have read in our earlier blog post how we handle POIs on MAPCAT. Our goal is to make the user interface easy to use, so we created layers…

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POI data cleaning

Everything you have to know about the POI classification   You may have read in our earlier blog post how we handle POIs on MAPCAT. Our goal is to make the user interface easy to use, so we created layers…

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Comparison of online map services

It’s not easy to choose the right online map service from the wide sortiment available. Either you’re interested in routing for private purposes or in finding a base map for your fleet management operations, you might easily find yourself lost…

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Introducing a simple map editor tool

When you want to add only a few details to a POI or address, you don’t need to open the IdEditor any more, as MAPCAT offers you a new simple solution. You will only need your OSM account at hand.…

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MAPCAT – the alternative to Mapzen

As you already know, Mapzen ceased its operation as of 1st of February, 2018.  All respect to their team that did a great job for the benefits of the whole OpenSource community. However, their users are probably facing a hard…

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New feature: Sidebar!

Every place – whether it is a city, a town or just a building – holds a lot of information to learn. Information means power and users will not waste valuable time searching for info when they can get all…

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MAPCAT on 2 wheels – bicycle route planner

Watch OpenStreetMap come to life on the handiest map portal and be part of a new bike routing experience! With our new OSM-based world map portal, cycle routing will be as easy and detailed as possible.  So it’s time to change…

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Terra Nullius – blank spots on the world map

Have you ever dreamt of being a ruler of your own territory? Our history contains lots of conquests, but the Earth is so huge. So does it surprise you if I say that we missed some “spots”? There are unoccupied…

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Points of interest

POI management on MAPCAT

Many of you have made comments about missing POI types, etc. on MAPCAT, therefore we’d  like to draw your attention on how we handle POIs on our site. POI visualization As our portal uses exclusively the OpenStreetMap database, we take every…

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Feedback summary

Launch week review

Woooow, what a week! While many of you are enjoying the summer holidays, we have never been as busy as last week. But finally, we have launched our world map portal in beta!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 Thanks for the early…

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