By Carol Palmer, Oracle
Spatial Studio 21.2 has been released. Enhancements include hexagonal visualisation, reverse geocoding, creation of custom regions from map layers, coloured map symbol support, and vector tile basemap support. The Active Project tab has also been brought back in the latest update.
Hexagons are a popular, useful way to view data in thematic maps, useful for identifying patterns or clusters in large amounts of point data. Spatial Studio includes a new aggregation feature based on H3 (Hexagonal Hierarchical Spatial Index) that makes it easy for users to summarise their data on a map. Hexagonal cells are colour coded