PLEASE NOTE: A Merge Cube is recommended for the full experience. To find out how to get a Merge Cube and to learn more, visit www.mergevr.com/cube.

NASA and NOAA visualizations of the Earth brought to the palm of your hand! HoloGLOBE is an evolving concept that brings NOAA's Science on the Sphere (SOS) programs to the Merge Cube, using satellite imagery and data simulations to provide stunning views of the Earth and it's many systems. Please visit the developer page to learn more about this project and what is in store for the future.


FEATURES:
- Unique AR experience of the Earth using authentic data.
- Watch SOS programs in the palm of your hand.*
- Great for K-12 students, teachers, and citizen scientists.
- Tested on Android phones from high end to low end (Samsung Galaxy 8, Galaxy 5, Moto G4, and BLU R1 HD)
- V.0.9.3+ allows both AR and non-AR modes.


HOW TO SWITCH BETWEEN NON-AR and AR (With Merge Cube)
-Simply place the Merge Cube in front of the device camera and the app will pop into AR mode.


HOW TO EXPLORE IN PHONE MODE (Without VR/AR Goggles)
- Launch the app
- Be sure to allow camera and photo access
- Select Phone Mode
- Make sure you can see the cube through your phone
- Hold your device with one hand and hold the cube with your other hand, or use the optional stand in the package
- Explore HoloGLOBE with the Merge Cube.
- Gaze at the left and right arrows to switch activities.


HOW TO Explore IN VR MODE (with VR/AR Goggles)
- Launch the app
- Be sure to allow camera and photo access
- Select VR/Merge Mode
- Place your smartphone in your VR/AR Goggles
- Make sure you can see the cube through your screen
- Explore HoloGLOBE with the Merge Cube.
- Gaze at the left and right arrows to switch activities.

* Much of the content is streamed. Be sure you have internet connectivity. Wifi is recommended to avoid cellular data plan charges.
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What's New

New:
- Added Play/Pause to the MyNASAData module
- NASA ICESat-2 satellite mission module has been added!

Fixes/Improvements:
- Reason for the seasons activity has been improved. Sun should track in real daily time.
- Transition from AR (Merge Cube) to non-AR has been improved.

Known Issues:
- Specifically switching between VR stereo and non-AR does not yet function. Recommended starting VR stereo mode in the start menu for now.
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Additional Information

Updated
August 29, 2018
Size
39M
Installs
10,000+
Current Version
1.0.2
Requires Android
4.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Institute for Earth Observations at Palmyra Cove
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