Sun Seeker: 3D Augmented Reality Viewer
Provides a FLAT VIEW COMPASS and an AUGMENTED REALITY CAMERA 3-D VIEW showing the solar path, its hour intervals, its winter and summer solstice paths, rise and set times and more and a MAP VIEW showing solar direction for each daylight hour.
- Real Estate Buyers – for finding the sun exposure of properties you are considering
- Gardeners – for finding optimal planting locations for current and seasonal solar exposure
- Photographers – for planning optimal light conditions
- Architects – for getting a feel for 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
- Uses GPS and magnetometer 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
- User option to include summer and winter solstice paths on both flat compass view and camera view
- IMPORTANT – Please ensure that Settings / Location Services / System Settings / Compass Calibration is switched ON. The app’s 3D view will not 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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