Sun Seeker: 3D Augmented Reality Viewer
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Provides a FLAT VIEW COMPASS and an AUGMENTED REALITY CAMERA 3-D VIEW showing the solar path, its hour intervals, its winter and summer solstice paths, rise and set times and more and a MAP VIEW showing solar direction for each daylight hour.
* Real Estate Buyers - for finding the sun exposure of properties you are considering
* Gardeners - for finding optimal planting locations for current and seasonal solar exposure
* Photographers - for planning optimal light conditions
* Architects - for getting a feel for the spatial variability of the solar angle throughout the year
* All Sun Lovers! To find the sun, even when it is hidden by clouds or walls
* Uses GPS and magnetometer to find the correct solar position and path for your current location
* Flat compass view showing current solar position, diurnal solar angle and elevation (separated into day & night segments), shadow length ratio, atmospheric path thickness
* 3D augmented reality camera overlay view showing the sun's current position, its path with hour points marked
* Camera view also has an optional pointer to guide you towards the current location of the sun
* Map view showing solar direction arrows and elevations for each hour of the day
* Ability to choose any date and view solar path for that day
* Ability to choose any location on earth (includes 40,000+ cities or custom locations)
* Additional details including rise, set and culmination times, maximum elevation
* User option to include summer and winter solstice paths on both flat compass view and camera view
* IMPORTANT - Please ensure that Settings / Location Services / System Settings / Compass Calibration is switched ON. The app's 3D view will not work without it!
* The compass accuracy depends on having an undistorted magnetic field around your device. If you use it close to metallic objects or electrical equipment, directional accuracy may be impaired.
What's New in Version 4.0.1
* Map view was missing location, date and time label at top. Now fixed.
* Info view “Notices” button caused crash on devices with non-English locale. Now fixed.
* Adjusted field of view angle for improved 3D view rendition on iPhone 4 devices.
* Redesigned and optimised for iOS7 (still backward compatible with iOS6+)
* Improved compass dial responsiveness
* Fixes crashing bug when there is no internet connectivity
Great for planning photo shoots, and any other daytime activity. The developer responds rapidly to suggestions. Clearly, he is dedicated to making Sun Seeker a top notch contribution.
Fantastic! Works great.
Great graphics! Great for planning for the day or days ahead. Emailed developers and got a same say response. Great service.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Apr 09, 2014
- Version: 4.0.1
- Size: 11.3 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Japanese
- Seller: Ajnaware Pty Ltd
- © Ajnaware Pty Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.