There are two parts to mapping a route:
Let’s start with number one, drawing a line. VoiceMap uses the line to measure distances, and an accurate line gives you accurate talk times and word counts. Listeners also see the line in our mobile apps.
Step by step guide
If your route is in an area that’s hard to see either on a Google Map or satellite photography, it might be best to use a GPS logger or equivalent mobile app.
There are a few options for mapping the route line of a long driving tour, instead of drawing it in the publishing tool, which can be time-consuming and laborious.
One way is to map the route using a GPS logger. If this option is not available, then Google Maps allows you to create a KML file, essentially a file that contains the route line data. Below are instructions on how to do this.
If the route line is very long, and the map is taking a while to load, then might need to reduce the number of points on the route line. You can find more information about that here.
The indoor player does not use an offline map or rely on word counts to work out the time between locations, so when mapping your route, you’ll still need to add in locations but drawing an accurate route line is not necessary, beyond helping your editor with understanding the route.
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