Turn your phone into a high-tech meteorological tool with the Vaavud app and the Vaavud wind meter.
No more looking-at-the-trees-and-waves guesswork. Make a precise measurement of the wind no matter where you are and what you are up to.
If you are into sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, kite boarding, land yachting, balloon flying, paragliding, hunting, kite flying, kayaking, drone flying, hiking, golf, biking, etc., etc. - Or if you are just plain curious about the weather around you - then Vaavud is for you!
The app requires the Vaavud wind meter for smartphones, which can be bought on Vaavud.com. The Vaavud wind meter is a patent pending, electronicless cup anemometer, which utilizes the sensors in your phone, and an advanced set of algorithms to measure the exact wind speed.
Current features include:
• Current, average, maximum wind speed and wind direction ( only with Sleipnir device).
• Graph with current and average wind speed
• Ability to scroll and zoom on the graph
• Ability to choose unit (m/s, knots, mph, km/h, bft)
• Wind range: 2- 25 m/s
• Resolution: 0.1 m/s
• Accuracy: +/- 4% or +/- 0.25 m/s
• Live map of wind measurements
• Measurement history
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***IMPORTANT*** This is a widget and will not show up in your app drawer so please do not down-vote before following these instructions: After installing, you must place one or more instances on your home screen or other screen. On older Android devices, long-press the location where you want it, and then from the pop-up that appears, navigate to the bottom of the widget list and click on Wind Dummy. On newer devices, look under the "widget" tab at the top of your apps list.
Once placed on a screen, you can configure each widget separately to display data for any of over 17,000 weather stations in the Weather Underground network. To find your best stations, zoom into the global map here: http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/then tap a WindDummy widget, enter the station ID, click OK and you should be good to go!
WARNING: The author does not guarantee the accuracy of the data presented by this software or the utility of the software for any purpose. The software may contain bugs or other problems. Don't use this tool for hazardous activities. Use at your own risk.
It works by analyzing the sound of wind passing the device microphone.
Wind Meter includes compass integration, so you can easily find wind direction too.
The application includes a wind speed converter.
Wind Meter supports multiple units of measure including MPH, Knots, Km/h, m/s and dynamic Beaufort scale.
There is an ability to calibrate your phone model to obtain more accurate results.
This application is not meant to be used in place of scientific instrumentation, but it can come close to real anemometer device.
Wind Meter is ideal for Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Kiteboarding, Snowkiting or Gliding.
speed measurement scales. It may find specific use for all Kitesurfers,
Windsurfers, Sailors and other fans of wind related activities. iOS and
Android version will aslo show you your current wind speed based on your
Those informations are viewed on a geographical map.
The application also allows to view the free flight places detailled informations all over the world.
This application is particularly dedicated to paragliding and hang gliding, but is also very useful for all outdoor activities wich depend on the wind (kite surfing, wind surfing, etc).
-Report for 50,000 + Weather Stations
-Virtual Station Forecasts for Anywhere on Earth
-Create Wind Profiles
-Wind Alerts via Push Notifications
-Sea Surface Temperatures
-Ability to view and post onsite reports. When you post an onsite report, you can optionally use the WeatherFlow Wind Meter to measure the wind! The wind meter uses the audio jack, and that's why the app needs audio permissions. Learn more about the Wind Meter here: http://www.weatherflow.com/windmeter/
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The WeatherFlow Wind Meter* will work with any Android device that provides enough power through the audio jack. That includes most newer Android devices, and it is known to work with the following Android devices: Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC Evo 4G, HTC Evo 4G LTE, and Motorola Xoom.
Accurate: measure the wind speed and direction.
Flexible: Reads in meters/second, miles/hour, knots, kilometers/hour, & beaufort scale.
Shareable: Share your readings with friends, instantly.
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- All resorts in Switzerland and snow reports; Skiing - cross-country skiing - sledding
- Check the snow conditions through live webcams
- See the last snowfall in a snap
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- Rainfall radar
- Value of forecast reliability
- Probability of sunshine and precipitations
- Perceived temperature
- Average, mimimum and maximum temparature
- Wind force, wind direction, gust force
- Limit of snowfall
- Limit zero degrees
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- the background color changes with the wind speed
- the direction of the wind is shown on a live compass
- change between different wind speed units (beaufort, mph, km/h, knots)
- The wind is automatically updated every hour
- The location is automatically updated when you move more than 5 miles/10km
- share the wind data with your friends
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