Sun Seeker

Sun Seeker


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Sun Seeker 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.

Just like the highly acclaimed iOS version of Sun Seeker!

Ideal for
* 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
* Campers - to find shadowed areas, even when sun is hidden by clouds or walls

Main Features
* Uses GPS, magnetometer, accelerometers and gyroscope to find the correct solar position and path for your current location and device orientation
* 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 for each hour of the day with scrollable date/time.
* Ability to choose any date and view solar path for that day
* Ability to choose any location on earth
* 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

* 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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Recently changed in this version

* Fixes possible crash during database initialization
* Adds Next key to keyboard when editing location details

If you like the update, or this release fixes previous problems you've had, then please leave an app review and/or rating. It really helps!

Comments and ratings for Sun Seeker
  • (42 stars)

    by Viktor Szemzo on 15/10/2014


  • (42 stars)

    by Nathan Di Tomaso on 22/08/2014

    Extremely useful for gardening. After applying the information provided by this application I was able to figure out why my veggies weren't having successful turnouts. Also being in architecture/real estate this program made designing homes for sale much more practical in relation to the suns impact and coverage of the area. I will absolutely be recommending this application to my colleagues & fri

  • (42 stars)

    by Denley Bihari on 14/08/2014

    I've had this app for a while. It's always been good, but with a few issues. The last couple of updates seem to have made it a lot more stable, with some cool new map features. Keep the updates coming!

  • (42 stars)

    by Nick Montagnoli on 12/08/2014

    Can even save an address I really like what this is able to do for me with ease. This is a most useful app good job.

  • (42 stars)

    by Thom Roman on 11/08/2014

    I was a little concerned given some of the reviews but whatever the problems were they must of all been cleared up by the time I bought this morning. Everything I've tried works beautifully. I cannot wait to dive even deeper in this. I really love the 3D features. I'm in real estate both as a buyer and seller and this handy little app is very helpful in determining sunrises and sunsets in the lay

  • (42 stars)

    by David Whitmore on 08/08/2014

    Does everything I want well. 10/10

  • (42 stars)

    by Dalibor Nenadov on 07/08/2014

    It no longer works. Stuck on London location and can't change it.

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