Horizon Explorer ARCore Beta - Point your camera at a landmark on the horizon

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Horizon Explorer ARCore Beta



Horizon Explorer ARCore Beta Last 10 Updates


    Version 1.10.0

    What’s New

    - Added an arrow & twist tips to aid with alignment during the tutorial.
    - Tutorial can now be replayed by choosing it from the settings menu (tutorial will restart).
    - Decreased delay between enabling planes or Wikipedia markers in settings & them appearing on screen.
    - Placenames drop to the ground slowly as altitude slider is increased.

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    05 Jan 2019 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.9.0

    What’s New

    3D AR floating place names now appear above cities and settlements (Enable / disable from the settings menu).
    The name may be partially obscured by hills if the settlement is partially behind a hill.
    Names of cities further away (out of sight) will float in the air in the direction of the city.
    Fix bug where compass point disappeared when looked directly at.


    24 Dec 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.8.1

    What’s New

    - New version to avoid Google Play's "update available" bug even after update.
    - Added compass direction markers, North, South, etc. They can be turned on / off from the settings menu.
    - Made the settings menu scrollable on small screens.
    - Fixed bug where settings menu didn't always display when the settings button was pressed)
    - Relabelled "Auto align" and "Point actions" buttons to make it clearer what they do.


    12 Dec 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.8.0

    What’s New

    - Added compass direction markers, North, South, etc. They can be turned on / off from the settings menu.
    - Made the settings menu scrollable on small screens.
    - Fixed bug where settings menu didn't always display when the settings button was pressed)
    - Relabelled "Auto align" and "Point actions" buttons to make it clearer what they do.


    04 Dec 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.7.2

    What’s New

    New Tutorial mode added in the Swiss Alps - drag line and point at markers.
    Plane range increased from 60km to 130km because planes can be seen from really far away in the right circumstances (eg. out of my window on a cold, clear day).


    31 Oct 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.6.0

    What’s New

    - Smoother loading of tiles, especially in cities or when moving. (It may now take a bit longer to finish initial loading, but will be less laggy during this time).
    - Performance improvements: Rotation shaders, cache unzipped tiles, fewer uneeded render passes, lower res tiles & optimizations.
    - Make minimap more zoomed out so it jumps around less.
    - Fix bug where this modal appeared without upgrade.
    - Increase plane search distance to 60km.


    27 Sep 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.5.2

    What’s New

    Adds Airplanes to the settings menu. See AR airplanes overlaid on the horizon, point at planes for flight details, altitude, map, and more! In app purchase required.


    11 Sep 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.4.1

    What’s New

    Add tall-building mode, using GPS altitude and allowing slider to adjust view altitude without obscuring camera.
    Add settings menu button to main page
    Fix bug where relative heights (+/- Xm) used roof / top GPS marker instead of ground-level.
    Change to use Firebase Analytics
    Works with ARCore 1.4, more supported devices. Zenfone may need a reinstall of ARCore.


    16 Aug 2018 Google Play Release Update

    Version 1.3.3

    What’s New

    Bugfix for incorrect juxtaposition of packages


    06 Aug 2018 Google Play Release Update