Sun Seeker

Sun Seeker

By ozPDA

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date: 2009-10-05
  • Current Version: 6.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 14.88 MB
  • Developer: ozPDA
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 1,182 Ratings

Description

Provides a flat compass view and an augmented reality 3-D view showing the solar path, its hour intervals, its equinox, winter and summer solstice paths, rise and set times, twilight times, magic hours and more and a map view showing solar direction for each daylight hour. Also includes sun-event device notifications plus a widget showing today's solar data and position on arc. Featured in numerous high-profile blogs, websites, and publications, including Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald etc. "Truly amazing", "Incredible", "Brilliant" - the most genuinely useful application of augmented reality - ever! Ideal for ▶ Photographers - for planning optimal light conditions, sunrise/sunset directions, golden and blue hour times ▶ Cinematographers - to find exact sun exposure, directions and times for any location ▶ Real Estate Buyers - to find the sun exposure of properties you are considering ▶ Drivers - find how long your car will remain in the shade at any given parking spot ▶ Campers and Picnickers - for finding where to camp, sit, pitch an umbrella ▶ Gardeners - for finding optimal planting locations and seasonal sunlight hours ▶ Architects - for visualising the spatial variability of the solar angle throughout the year ▶ All Sun Lovers! To find the sun, even when it is hidden by clouds or walls Main Features * Uses GPS, magnetometer and gyroscope to find the correct solar position and path for your current location * Flat compass view showing current solar position, diurnal solar angle and elevation (separated into day & night segments), shadow length ratio, atmospheric path thickness * 3D augmented reality camera overlay view showing the sun's current position, its path with hour points marked * Camera view also has an optional pointer to guide you towards the current location of the sun * Map view showing solar direction arrows and elevations for each hour of the day * Ability to choose any date and view solar path for that day * Ability to choose any location on earth (includes 40,000+ cities or custom locations) * Additional details including rise, set and culmination times, maximum elevation, civil, nautical and astronomical twilight times * Optional device notifications for all manner of sun-related periods and events, such as golden or blue hours, various twilight periods, or sun at a given compass heading or above a given elevation. * User option to include summer and winter solstice paths on both flat compass view and camera view Videos, videos, videos * Check out our YouTube video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3ENGG6Drww * Search YouTube for "Sun Seeker app" for many other videos, websites and blogs created by enthusiastic users FAQs * See http://www.ozpda.com/sunseeker/faqs.html - also easily accessible from the app's info screen Notes * IMPORTANT - Please ensure that Settings / Location Services / System Settings / Compass Calibration is switched ON. The app's 3D view cannot work without it! * The compass accuracy depends on having an undistorted magnetic field around your device. If you use it close to metallic objects or electrical equipment, directional accuracy may be impaired.

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Reviews

  • 太陽光発電には必須

    5
    By yamanaka0629
    これさえあれば発電量の予測は完璧!
  • マップだけ

    4
    By シグナス00
    使いづらいし、地名検索も乏しいので、星ひとつ減。
  • 便利です。

    5
    By Dash(^-^)/
    写真家なので外の撮影の際に 事前ロケーションハンティング の際に大活躍しています。
  • なかなか良い

    4
    By Migakinishimn
    若干の誤差はあるが、私が使うぶんには実用上問題ない程度。使えます!
  • Sun Seeker

    5
    By ももタロー
    Great for planning photo shoots!
  • 便利です

    5
    By キャメラ番
    写真撮影の時に太陽の位置を正確に把握出来るので重宝してます。
  • いいです

    5
    By ファンキー鬼嫁
    テレビドラマ、映画撮影関係者必携ツール。
  • GOOD!

    5
    By koban622
    GOOD!
  • 重宝してたのに

    1
    By てゅま
    iPhone6sだが、 起動はできても全く動かなくなった。 コンパスが動かない、3Dビューも動かない。 早く改善してほしい。
  • 凄くいい!

    5
    By メリーさんのひつじ
    スマホならではの機能で凄くいいアプリ。感度がもっと正確だつたらもっといいんだけどなぁ。 でも、建物の設計をする時に現地で太陽の差す方向を確認できて重宝してます。

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