NASA and NOAA visualizations of the Earth brought to the palm of your hand! HoloGLOBE is an evolving concept that brings NOAA's Science on the Sphere (SOS) programs to the Merge Cube, using satellite imagery and data simulations to provide stunning views of the Earth and it's many systems. Please visit the developer page to learn more about this project and what is in store for the future.
- Unique AR experience of the Earth using authentic data.
- Watch SOS programs in the palm of your hand.*
- Observe real-time global clouds, temperature, earthquakes and more.
- Great for K-12 students, teachers, and citizen scientists.
- Also works as a stand alone app without the Merge Cube.
HOW TO SWITCH BETWEEN NON-AR and AR (With Merge Cube)
-Simply place the Merge Cube in front of the device camera and the app will pop into AR mode.
HOW TO EXPLORE IN PHONE MODE (Without VR/AR Goggles)
- Launch the app
- Be sure to allow camera and photo access
- Select Phone Mode
- Make sure you can see the cube through your phone
- Hold your device with one hand and hold the cube with your other hand, or use the optional stand in the package
- Explore HoloGLOBE with the Merge Cube.
- Gaze at (or touch) the left and right arrows to switch activities
HOW TO Explore IN VR MODE (with VR/AR Goggles)
- CURRENTLY DISABLED
* Much of the content is streamed. Be sure you have internet connectivity. Wifi is recommended to avoid cellular data plan charges.
-Added Play/Pause to the MyNASAData module
-VR Mode has been disabled on all iOS devices (This will be added back in a later version)
Ratings and Reviews
Great way to show kids ultra reality!
- Burlington County Bridge Commission
- 197.9 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Burlington County Bridge Commission
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.