MapTiler News

RGB-encoded elevation data in MapTiler Cloud

Published Mar 21, 2019

Digital elevation model (DEM) is now available in MapTiler Cloud for all users. It can be used as a base for hillshading, hypsometry, analytical appliances...

What are vector tiles and why you should care

Published Feb 07, 2019

Vector tiles are becoming a new trend and most likely the future of map publishing. What is the technology behind and how can you adopt...

Static maps on MapTiler Cloud

Updated Mar 16, 2019

Static maps are images generated on request which can be easily inserted into a webpage or saved into your device. The manipulation with such a...

OpenMapTiles 3.9

Published Dec 18, 2018

The new release of OpenMapTiles comes with many smaller changes. Version 3.9 brings rendering of docks and piers, support for multilingual street names and other...

Vector tiles in MapTiler Desktop 10

Published Dec 14, 2018

MapTiler Desktop 10.0 is released and the biggest news is the support of vector tiles. You can now use vectors in input as well as...

MapTiler awarded by European Space Agency and Airbus

Published Dec 05, 2018

European Space Agency announced on the 4th December 2018 winners of the Copernicus Masters awards. The prize in the Airbus Multi-Data Challenge 2018 goes to...

Maps in Augmented Reality with JavaScript

Published Nov 02, 2018

At the TimeMachine conference, the MapTiler Team introduced the very first application showing maps in augmented reality running from the browser without a need to...

TimeMachine Atlas - history of Europe on the map with a timeline

Published Oct 30, 2018

The TimeMachine project allows traveling through the time by mapping the last 2000 years of history. The MapTiler Team joins the effort and contributes its...

DIY car navigation on Raspberry Pi with OpenMapTiles

Published Oct 08, 2018

What started as a need for a rear camera for older car turned into a complete car system. Fabrice Aneche builds own car navigation with...

First batch of high-res satellite imagery in MapTiler Cloud

Published Sep 17, 2018

We just rolled out the first batch of high-res satellite imagery in our MapTiler Cloud map hosting. There is a 25 cm resolution available for...

Design own map with five clicks

Published Sep 04, 2018

Creating beautiful map fitting your brand is no longer a difficult job. With MapTiler Cloud, you pick five colors and the entire map adjust accordingly.Own...

Free Terrain Tiles for Cesium

Published Aug 31, 2018

Displaying 3D terrain can hugely increase the realism of your application and improve the user experience. We are happy to announce that we now provide...

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