Horizon Explorer (ARCore)

Point your camera at a hill, village, lake or landmark on the horizon and Horizon Explorer will tell you what you're aiming at. Name, distance, altitude and map of the pointed at landmark will be displayed. Wikipedia markers for points of interest are overlaid on the view with Augmented Reality.

Fly up high and see the terrain laid out below you to see what is over the hills around you, and get the lay of the land, then see the scale-model 3D map that you can walk around to find out what's behind hills, or explore the terrain for anywhere in the world.

Horizon Explorer works worldwide, but works best on top of a hill with an unobstructed view of your surroundings. You can drag the horizon line with your finger to line up with the camera if the automatic tracking is not working very well. Or try waving your phone around in the air in a figure 8, then pressing "autoalign" to calibrate the compass.

This app does not currently do notifications, adverts or run in the background.

More features coming soon!

This app uses Google's ARCore to do augmented reality. This technology is currently only available on ~35 phones: https://developers.google.com/ar/discover/supported-devices

If you don't already have the latest ARCore app installed, you will be prompted to install / update it from the Play Store when you first open Horizon Explorer.
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What's New

Handle new crash caused by nullPointerException when exiting app.
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Additional Information

Updated
July 16, 2018
Installs
10,000+
Current Version
1.3.3
Requires Android
7.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Arrow Software Development
Developer
The Guild, High Street, Bath, BA1 5EB
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