Ultra Mileage v1.2 Released

Ultra Mileage v1.2 has just been released. This includes a number of usability improvements and bug fixes. The most significant changes result in a reduction in the uncompressed road pack size by approximately half. Another change is that all unrecognized highway types are now ignored. Highway types ‘corridor’ and ‘crossing’ have been added to the ...

Are you interested in a MileCharter for Mobile?

We are currently considering writing a mobile version of our popular MileCharter product.  Features would be cut down and concentrate on the “find closest” functionality.  It would start from your current location and be able to work with different traffic conditions including current ones. E.g. “which is the closest client with current traffic conditions”. You ...

Ultra Mileage v1.1 Released!

We have just released v1.1 of our Ultra Mileage product. The major addition to this version is the new Ultra One2OneMileage mileage computation tool. This is a port of our existing MPMileage to the Ultra Mileage system. In contrast to MileCharter which computes routes between two groups of points, One2OneMileage calculates point-to-point routes that are ...

MPCluster for Maptitude v2.4 released

We have just released the latest version of MPCluster for Maptitude, our cluster analysis add-in for Caliper Maptitude. v2.4 adds a number of options to the Maptitude output. First is the option to create a layer for circles. A circle is centered on each cluster and is drawn at the requested maximum cluster radius or ...

MPMileage for Maptitude v1.7

MPMileage for Maptitude is an add-in for Caliper Maptitude that batch calculates point-to-point routes listed in a database. Each route (A-B, C-D, etc) has one row, and MPMileage writes the results (route distance, travel time and/or estimated cost) to empty fields in these rows. v1.7 includes a number of bug fixes and is a free ...

MileCharter for Maptitude v1.7

We have just released v1.7 of MileCharter for Maptitude. MileCharter for Maptitude is a Maptitude add-in that batch calculates mileage tables between two groups of points. The Professional License can also limit the results to queries along the lines of “only report the three closest destinations that are within 30 minutes drive time of each ...

How to easily improve the quality of OpenStreetMaps

There are many ways that you can help to improve the quality of OpenStreetMap data. After familiarizing yourself with OpenStreetMap features and tags, you can use a tool such as JOSM or iD to verify and if necessary correct the features in an area which you are intimately familiar with. For example, you might initially ...

Extracting OpenStreetMap Data for Ultra Mileage

Although we supply a number of PBF extract files from the OpenStreetMap global ‘planet’ file, it is possible to create your own extracts for use with the Ultra Pre-Processor to create custom road packs. Our own extracts are created using the Osmosis command line tool. There are other feature extraction tools such as the Overpass API, ...

How to Edit OpenStreetMap Data

One of the advantages of the OpenStreetMap data used by our Ultra Mileage system, is that you can add your own corrections. Other commercial data providers typically take over a year for their changes to be taken into account. OpenStreetMap changes appear in their master database immediately, and we regenerate our road packs every 1-2 ...

New Ultra Mileage News Page and Road Pack Update

We have just added a new page to the Ultra Mileage website that reports the latest Ultra Mileage News. The latest news: We have just updated all of the road packs with a modified speed profile. All highways marked as “tracks” are now set to 2 mph (~3kph).