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. Hill Peak markers 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 to calibrate the compass.

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

More features including tourism augmented reality markers & info coming soon!

This app uses Google's ARCore to do augmented reality. This technology is currently only available on Google Pixel, Pixel 2 (+XL versions), Samsung Galaxy S7 & S8 & Note 8, LG V30, V30+, and OnePlus 5.

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

New phone support: Asus Zenfone AR, LG V30 & V30+ (requires Android 8), Oneplus 5, Samsung Galaxy S7 (&edge), S8+, Note 8.
ARCore 1.0: No need to install ARCore separately first- you'll be prompted to install ARCore / upgrade if required.
Better control of the altitude through a logarithmic slider
Make back button work - returns to Horizon view or exits app
Fix really slow rendering & missing markers when in cities (too many buildings)
Fix hill markers for hills over 1000m high
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Additional Information

March 8, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
7.0 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Arrow Software Development
The Guild, High Street, Bath, BA1 5EB
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