Native Map

Native Map is an in-house map service based on OSM data. This means it supports the whole planet. Using OSM data gives a lot of advantages. For instance, giving the possibility to everyone to contribute and update map data. You can create an account in OSM website and contribute your neighbourhood map. All updates are pulled from OSM servers on a daily basis.

Setup for Pay-as-you-go

  1. Login to SiteAdmin and navigate to Plugins
  2. Click on Get More Plugins and install CoreMap
  3. Click on Get More Plugins and install MapClient
  4. If you don’t have it yet installed, install also the Points of Interest plugin (it is required for geocoding services).
  5. In SiteAdmin, navigate to Applications and select an application in which you want to enable Native Map
  6. Under Geocoding enable Geocoder > GpsGate.
  7. Under Privileges and Features enable Maps > _UseMapPlugin > Native map.
  8. Click on Save

Setup for legacy licenses

  1. Obtain a GpsGate Map client API key by emailing support@gpsgate.com. Please supply the hostname or IP address of the server(s) that will use the API key.
  2. Login to SiteAdmin and navigate to Plugins
  3. Click on Get More Plugins and install CoreMap
  4. Click on Get More Plugins and install MapClient
  5. If you don’t have it yet installed, install also the Points of Interest plugin (it is required for geocoding services).
  6. In SiteAdmin, navigate to Settings and click on Service Account
  7. Enter the API key provided by GpsGate Support
  8. Click Save
  9. In SiteAdmin, navigate to Applications and select an application in which you want to enable Native Map
  10. Under Geocoding enable Geocoder > GpsGate.
  11. Under Privileges and Features enable Maps > _UseMapPlugin > Native map.
  12. Click on Save

At this point, you have installed and enabled ‘Native Map’ plugin on your server! 
Please note that in order to use this service you need to have a valid Update and Support agreement with GpsGate (included in the pay-as-you-go model).

 

About OSM (OpenStreetMap)

OpenStreetMap is an open source map data service created by users all around the world.

“OpenStreetMap powers map data on thousands of websites, mobile apps, and hardware devices. OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.”

As a “mapper” you can improve the speed data for your area, read more at https://www.openstreetmap.org/about