ALPS Mountain Live Explorer
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Rating: 3.9 (76) Cost: $3.81 Downloads: 500 - 1,000
NEW VERSION WITH TRACK SAVE! You can now record all your journeys and see them later on google maps or export to GPX. Now the maps support contour lines.
This augmented reality application let you have information on ITALY, AUSTRIA, GERMANY, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND AND SLOVENIA mountains simply turning your smartphone towards the peak and enabling the GPS. This application supports Italian and English languages, in the database there are more then 50.000 mountains.
It is then possible to set a visual distance that let you increase or decrease the range of mountains to be shown.
In every moment it is possible to browse all the mountains database with the search menu.
Both in search mode and in interactive mode it is possible to enter Google Maps and see the peaks that surround you.
If an internet connection is available, Google Maps will show you the map, otherwise you will see a basic visualization with the peaks position.
It is possible to know the distance between your position and the mountain selected.
The application gives you also useful features for your security: a compass for your orientation, the possibility to send an SOS light signal and, if the phone signal is available, an SOS SMS with your latest coordinate registered by the GPS.
WARNING: Samsung Galaxy ACE models, like GT-S5830i models may have a firmware bug that prevent the right camera orientation, this is a known Samsung bug and it is just comunicated to Samsung.
PLEASE NOTE: before leaving a negative feedback, please read the user guide inside the application, about its correct use or contact the support with the link in the application menu or sending an e-mail. You will receive all the explanations and the support you need. The application has been tested with many devices and a lot of mountains and always with very good results. Then, I ask to everyone who has had a good experience with this application to let me know with a feedback directly in the Android Market webpage, voting with the 1 to 5 stars. Thank you for your cooperation.
This application implements LVL protection, so don't download this program if you have a rooted device. The 1st time the application is launched must have a internet connection to validate the autenticity.
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