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Scientific Sci-fi Scanner

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Scientific Sci-fi Scanner

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Version 1.1.8
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Updated September 20, 2013
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Category Entertainment

Description

Please send bugs to the support email with device type so it can be fixed! There are over 2200 Android devices, so it takes time to support them all. Thank you for your patience!

A REAL interactive multi-sensor and data visualization scanner with a sci-fi look and feel. This scanner has 9 modules: Solar, Geo, Weather, Audio, Gyro, Mag, GPS, Cam, and Device, three of which are free. Full HD graphics!

SOLAR MODULE
Graphs the last 96 hours of solar wind plasma readings from the US ACE satellite and displays the most recent Solar X-ray. Measured parameters are Proton Density, Bulk Speed, and Ion Temperature.

GEO MODULE
Displays animated global satellite data from NASA on a 3D globe. Last 10 months of land surface temp, sea surface temp, vegetation index, and chlorophyll concentration.

WEATHER MODULE
Displays current meteorological conditions from closest weather station. Temperature, wind speed and direction, pressure, humidity, precipitation.

AUDIO MODULE (requires low-latency hardware, experimental)
Displays a spectrum readout of the microphone’s audio, as well as current dB levels and Hz frequency.

MAG MODULE
Displays device-relative magnetometer readings. Comes with a spheroid visualization and raw microtesla vector and total field data.

GPS MODULE (free)
Displays WGS84-corrected coordinates on a 3D globe based on NASA satellite images. Zooms and rotates. Also displays readout of latitude, longitude, and altitude values and has a working compass.

GYRO MODULE (free)
Displays device attitude in real world space (3-axis bubble level). Includes gyro sphere pointing to world up and numerical data for world up vector.

DEVICE MODULE (free)
Displays device data (unique ID, system memory, graphics memory, graphics API, OS, processor name, number of cores, device name).

CAM MODULE (experimental)
Turns the scanner screen into a live movie feed. Also displays raw RGB levels of your phone’s camera.

QUALITY BUTTON
Adds screen FX to simulate a CRT monitor. The noise and chromatic aberration effect tax the GPU, so “high Q” may not work on all phones.

SND BUTTON
Toggle computer beeps and scan hums.

RECOMMENDED TECH SPECS
-Low-latency audio pipeline (for Audio Module only). This allows for live analysis of microphone data.
-Screen resolution larger than 480×800, 300+ ppi.
-If you experience crashes outside of the Audio module, quit other open applications (in Android’s Settings menu) and try again, as this is typically due to an out-of-memory error. The app will also continue to be optimized over time to accommodate older phones.

Verified on following devices:
HTC Nexus One
Motorola Electrify
LG Revolution
Photon 4G
Samsung Galaxy S3

Cam Module may only show black on:
Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Samsung Galaxy W
LG Optimus Thrill 4G
Asus Eee Transformer TF-101
Motorola Droid-x
HTC One X
SHARP AQUOS PHONE 102SH
Nexus S
Any phone without a camera (naturally)

LEGAL
This application is not in any way affiliated with any property other than that of its creator.

Recent changes:
3 modules (Device, GPS, and Gyro) are free; more devices are supported every week. All support emails are returned!

v1.1.8:
-Updated Geo data.

v1.1.1-7 changes:
-Weather correctly finds local weather station and supports non-English countries.
-Geo data is cached to avoid NASA server overload.

v1.1 changes:
-Added Weather and Geo modules.
-Made GPS and Gyro free.
-Added compass to GPS module.
-Added optional sound effects.
-Moved Audio and Cam modules to “experimental” section.

Content rating: Low Maturity

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