Horizon Explorer (ARCore)

Offers in-app purchases

Point your camera at a landmark on the horizon (eg. Hill, Mountain, Road, Lake, Building) and see:
- Name of the landmark
- Distance
- Altitude
- Map of surrounding area
- Wikipedia info
- Directions to landmark

Or use 3D Map mode:
- See terrain laid out in front of you
- Move phone to fly around the map
- Roadmap / satellite / hybrid
- Search & display 3D-maps for anywhere worldwide
- Distance, altitude and landmark names
- Infinite scroll

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.

If you are in a tall building, or otherwise not standing on the ground, enable "Tall Building mode" and optionally set your altitude using the slider.

Horizon Explorer will show mountain names, lakes or forests, the names & designations of roads, and many buildings.

Wikipedia Information will be displayed for anything that has an English Wikipedia article with a location.

This app uses Google's ARCore to do augmented reality. This technology is currently only available on ~50 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

- New version to avoid Google Play's "update available" bug even after update.
- Added compass direction markers, North, South, etc. They can be turned on / off from the settings menu.
- Made the settings menu scrollable on small screens.
- Fixed bug where settings menu didn't always display when the settings button was pressed)
- Relabelled "Auto align" and "Point actions" buttons to make it clearer what they do.
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Additional Information

December 4, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
7.0 and up
Content Rating
In-app Products
$0.99 - $20.99 per item
Offered By
Arrow Software Development
The Guild, High Street, Bath, BA1 5EB
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