The starting procedure (countdown): voice, beep, vibration, sync, timer on the display;
Speed changes: voice, beep, vibration, GPS data is on the display;
Detailed HTML report with the GPS track, and charts (zoom, details of GPS point). It is easy to share the report and its screenshots.
SOS notifications: voice, beep, vibration; opens location on the map.
THE STARTING PROCEDURE - COUNTDOWN (optional)
The [start] or [volume up] buttons are launching the countdown like the racing timer in the sailing watches. WindRace.pro pronounces amount of time till the start moment. The app also produces the sound and vibrating signals in the corresponding moments till the start (according to the configuration)
The [sync] or [volume down] adjusts the countdown according to the configured sync moments (flags).
The countdown digits, current time and speed are on the display during the countdown.
Windrace.pro notifies You about the speed changes during the session. Session stops when the [stop] or [volume up] is pressed.
SPEED INFO DURING THE WORKOUT (optional)
WindRace.pro pronounces the value of the top or bottom speed each time right after the corresponding speed changes during the session. The app also beeps and vibrates once per second during the speed growth. And it beeps and vibrates twice per second during the growth of the max speed of the session.
The current, average and maximum speeds, direction, coordinates, time and distance are displayed on the screen.
WindRace.pro receives the GPS data on the level of Android API by default. Meanwhile the app can read GPS locations directly from the NMEA protocol. WindRace.pro also excludes the GPS data with the bad accuracy from the consideration according to the app settings.
GPS TRACK REPORT
WindRace.pro opens the detailed report about the GPS track when the session is finished. The report contains:
1. Summary information about the track (time, distance and average speed).
2. Summary information about the track's segments with the best speed (best 2 seconds, best 10 seconds, best 100 meters, best 250 meters, best 500 meters and best nautical mile)
3. The traces of GPS track and segments are drawn using the colored gradient lines and points. Each kind of the data is presented as a separate layer (i.e. can be turned on/off).
4. The courses of max speed is displayed on the polar chart.
5. The speed changes in the session are shown on the speed chart.
GPS track and speed chart allows to change the zoom level to focus on particular part of graphic information. Click on any GPS point to see the location details.
The report itself is a simple html file. It is not require any special software except browser to analyze the GPS track details on any device.
WindRace.pro also generates the GPS track (GPX, KML format are supported).
ABILITY TO SHARE THE REPORT
WindRace.pro collects the recorded html reports on the disk and allows You to view those reports in the chronological order. It is possible to open, transfer or delete any report later at any time. You can to send the report file using any installed app applicable for file transfer (Google Drive, Dropbox, Email and etc.).
You can also create a screenshot of the report and share it using any software which is able to transfer the image (Instagram, Facebook, Viber and etc.)
SOS NOTIFICATION VIA SMS
The [sos] allows You to send the SOS message to the predefined set of recipients via SMS. The predefined text and Your GPS location will be included into the outgoing message.
The extra notifications will be produced on a recipient's device with the installed WindRace or WindRace.pro. The beep and vibrate signals (Morse codes of sos) are produced upon receiving of the SMS with the SOS message. WindRace.pro also pronounces a voice notification.
The recipient can tap on the notification about the SOS to see the sender's location on Google Maps.
Good luck on the water!