Ultra Mileage: Ready for Beta Testing

We have been developing a “super fast” route calculation engine for use in our MileCharter and MPMileage tools. This is called Ultra Mileage and the initial version with Ultra MileCharter has just entered beta testing. Ultra MPMileage will be added in the near future. Ultra Mileage  is capable of calculating driving distances, travel times, and ...

New MileCharter and MPMileage for Maptitude Released

New versions of MileCharter for Maptitude and MPMileage for Maptitude have been released.The new versions add support for the new United Kingdom and Ireland country pack, and support for symbol characters in country names. Both of these tools are batch route (driving distance, time, estimated cost) calculators. Further information can be found at: http://www.milecharter.com http://www.mpmileage.com

Websites converted to SSL

We have just converted Winwaed.com and Mapping-Tools.com to use SSL. Let us know if you see any problems.

FetchRoadSpeeds Utility v1.2 released

We have just released v1.2 of our free FetchRoadSpeeds utility for Caliper Maptitude. This isused to fetch the street road speed statistics for use in MileCharter for Maptitude and MPMileage for Maptitude. v1.2 adds support for a range of different symbol characters in the country name, e.g. the new United Kingdom & Ireland country pack. ...

OGC approves GeoSciML for Geological Data

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) have just approved the GeoSciML v4.1 proposal as an OGC standard. GeoSciML is based on GML/XML and can store information about observations & measurements, borehole data, metadata for lab analysis, geological time, and structural data. There are three standard levels: lite (for simple applications); basic (for basic data exchange); and ...

Free mileage charts of the World 2

Our Mileage-Charts.com website has free mileage charts for cities in every country and every continent except Antarctica. Mileage charts are also provided for regions and provinces (e.g. US states and UK ‘countries’) and list distance and travel time in Excel (XLSX) workbooks. These mileage charts are computed from OpenStreetMaps data and are typically updated about ...

Back&Forward Utility, and Drive Speed Add-in for MapPoint, to be withdrawn

On Friday (17th March) I will be withdrawing the downloads for the “Back and Forward Utility” and the Drive Speed Add-in. These were both add-ins for Microsoft MapPoint which Microsoft have now withdrawn. The Back and Forward Utility fixed a problem in MapPoint 2009 that meant users could not “back-up” through a series of views. ...

MileCharter for Maptitude v1.5 Released

MileCharter for Maptitude v1.5 has just been released. This fixes a couple of cosmetic issues including a progress form “flash” seen with Caliper Maptitude 2017. This is a free upgrade for existing users of MileCharter for Maptitude. Further details and a free 14 day trial can be found at: http://www.milecharter.com. We also have an update ...

New Book: “Artificial Intelligence with Python” by Prateek Joshi

Packt Publishing have just published “Artificial Intelligence with Python” by Prateek Joshi. I was the technical editor. The book serves as a good introduction to a wide range of AI techniques and Python libraries. Due to this breadth of coverage, there isn’t the space for really in-depth discussion of individual techniques, but the book should ...

Product and Website Changes

We have had three product and website changes over the past few days: First, a new version of MPCluster for Maptitude v2.1 has just been released. This is a maintenance release and fixes some issues with Southern Hemisphere data. It is free for existing licensed users of v2.0. Licensed users of v1.* can upgrade to ...