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New Horizons Gyro Compass - FREE

by Reto Meier, Version: 3.0.1 , 47 KB  

Package name: com.paad.compass , Last Update: 2012-09-27 00:21:24


529 ratings (3.783 average)

50,000-250,000 downloads


What's new in this version (3.0.1):

* Fixed crash on resume.

Description

A gyroscopically stabilized 3-axis artificial horizon and compass, modeled on a typical aircraft dial.

Displays heading, roll, and pitch in real-time, using a gyroscope to stabilize the results of one is available.

Based on sample code shown in Professional Android 2 Application Development.

Last comments from Android Market

Nick (**)
DO NOT USE FOR AVIATION. Will not work in a coordinated turn. Looks cool though. However, crashes the phone CONSTANTLY.

Stephen (*)
HTC Desire 2.2 - continues to run in background, using 100% CPU. I have to kill it to stop it draining battery.

James (**)
Developer, please get the jittery-ness out of the program, then this will be Great. Now not so good.

chriswohlgemuth (*)
Impractical, jumpy, and will crash your phone

Spike (***)
This will be a great little app that will replace three others I have but, only once it stops running my CPU flat out in the background!

Larry (****)
Works but desperately needs buffering. The compass twitches like it's vibrating with every movement.

Anonymous (**)
It work with 2.1 but it stopped working when I updated to froyo 2.2. N1

brad (***)
Could be awsome but needs to be smoother like the 3d marine compass

Brian (**)
Took it on a flight yesterday and it doesnt read rolls in a coordinated turn. Doubt this is the designers fault though.

PeterEdin (***)
This gets a 5 star rating once it is smoothed/buffered.

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