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A tool tailored to configure simplified and secured live telemetry maps from your full data sets.
Configured maps are available in form of a link or in form of short HTML code which can be simply added to your web presentation or published on Facebook.
Map output can be created:
  • on top of single organization data
  • on top of "project" (i.e. accross more complex data ownership structure)
Map editor with a live preview is used to configure the map
Publish map configuration groups.JPG
Two map modes can be configured:
  • map showing the simplified Tracks
  • map showing the Last positions only
For the mode of "Tracks" an Animation can be anabled
The map configuration includes:
  • animal selection
  • language localisations (alternative language variants)
  • map mode (tracks vs. last position), grouping options, ordering, data filtering (e.g. track simplified to one position a day)
  • security features (security delay, zoom restriction, position "rounding")
  • presentation and visualization presets (a default map selection, icon/track styles, choice of icons, logos with links, foto gallery, animation enabling)

Creating and managing your public maps

Public maps can be created using telemetry data owned by the Customer/Organization or data attached to a particular Project with a more complex ownership structure.
Because of this the map creation and managing functionality is accessible in two distinct places in Anitra
Depending on the context the Customer or Project admins respectively can manage (create, edit, remove) particular Organization or Project maps
In both locations, the list of existing published maps is shown with the following properties and options available
  • create new map using the "Add map" button
  • modify existing map using the "EDIT" button.
  • remove existing map using the "DELETE" button.
    Note that once removed any previously published map references will stop working ! Make sure you maintain control over where your links were previously used.
    Publish map projects maplist.JPG
The map list shows the URL links and HTML code strings ready to be used for map publication
  • URL links: for quick link sharing and opening the map in browser or e.g. posting it to your Facebook presentation
  • HTML code: a code ready to be easily embedded into your WEB page or in particular formatted online articles
You can switch between existing language variants (if you defined those in map configuration - see below) and pick the link variant which suits your publication best. Note the distinct URL/HTML while switching "LANGUAGE".
  • URL for particular language variant (e.g. "Spanish"): be used in language variant of your website (e.g. Spanish page)
  • "CHOICE": a map with the language switching control in legend - the public map will show language swithing control in legend (the flag symbol)
    Publish map languageSwitchingx.jpg

Editing and settings

Also note resaving the map definition does not affect the actual URL/HTML of it. Therefore any subsequent changes you do to the map definition are reflected into all the online instances right away.

Publish map configuration groups.JPG

The map definition consists of these steps or areas:

  • Name and Description
    • basic text formatting for Name and Description (italics, bold, underline, and link)
    • Language options (the final iframe will show a button with a flag for the possibility of language switching)
  • Selection of titles to the legend (Tracking based settings)
    • You can select whether to use “TO name” and/or “TO code”
    • It is possible to define a color for each Tracking/Animal
  • Security settings
    • GPS rounding level
    • Maximum zoom
    • Option to enable/disable photo gallery
  • Logos
    • Possibility of uploading logos, including a click through to the organization's website
  • On the screen "Edit"
    • Adjusting settings on the left
    • On the right, a preview of the final iframe form is displayed dynamically
    • All changes can then be saved by clicking on the button "Save changes"

Other functions of the final iframe

  • Fullscreen
  • Option to turn on / off only selected trackings in the legend
    • The selection in the legend also filters the enabled photo gallery
    • Browser remembers your tracking selection
  • The legend also shows species, age, and gender
  • The legend shows the icon for the death of an individual (if the date of death is filled) and after the mouse movement, the reason for the death (from the field "Mortality reason" - if it is filled in)

Sample published maps

these sample maps are showing some of the features