AR Bearing + Baseplate Compass

AR Bearing + Baseplate Compass


A free baseplate compass and a bearing compass with Augmented Reality (AR) in a single tool !

The only AR bearing + baseplate compass on Google Play !

* Measure and record headings on paper or digital maps.
* Head towards the right direction using the Augmented Reality Heads-Up overlay.
* Take and record bearings in the field.
* Fast and stable.

!!! CAUTION
For best results:
* calibrate the magnetic sensors every time you use the application: move your device along a "8" shaped path several times
* some protective cases and pouches include a MAGNET. If this is your case, please keep the magnet away from your device when using the application.

Features of the free version:
* Baseplate compass with rotating dial and precise heading display.
* Baseplate compass background can be set to camera preview or picture. Very useful if you have maps stored as pictures on your device.
* Bearing compass with 2 Augmented Reality (AR) modes: ruler overlay and viewfinder overlay.
* 4 different overlay transparency levels.
* Sensor accuracy indication.
* Autofocus and macro focus (if supported by device camera).
* Zoom (if supported by device camera).
* Field of View automatic detection and calibration.
* Sensor update rate settings.
* Sensor filtering settings.
* Easy to use
* Detailed user guide

Paid Pro-version includes following extra features:
* Pitch (aka tilt) display.
* Augmented Reality (AR) screenshots to record headings and bearings in all modes.
* True/Geographic North indication (magnetic declination correction using a numerical model and GPS or network based geolocation).
* Manual location settings to get the magnetic declination without GPS nor network connection
* Augmented Reality (AR) screenshots geo-tagging (GPS or network based geolocation) and time.
* Bearing and pitch stored in EXIF.
* EXIF data overlaid on snapshot
* Augmented Reality (AR) screenshots resolution settings.
* Removal of ads and Goodbye screen.


Numerous applications including:
* Orienteering
* Sailing
* Hiking
* Trekking
* Backpacking
* Outdoor activities
* Topographic and site survey

A baseplate compass is also named a protractor compass or an orienteering compass.
A bearing compass is also named a sighting compass, a survey compass or a field compass.

!!!!!!!!! IMPORTANT !!!!!!!!
Sensors behavior can vary a lot between devices.
If AR Bearing Compass does not work properly on your device, please drop me an email indicating your device model and Android version and a description of the issue.
Thanks!

Recent changes:
v1.11
Fixed a crash on Android 5.0
NATO mils on baseplate compass
Camera zoom with pinch gesture
Magnetic/True North indication with M/T instead of icons
Various bug fixes

v1.10
Display units degrees or NATO mils

v1.9
GPS Overlay bug fix
Promo code now more robust
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User ratings
406
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50,000+
Concerns
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File size
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About AR Bearing + Baseplate Compass
A free baseplate compass and a bearing compass with Augmented Reality (AR) in a single tool !

The only AR bearing + baseplate compass on Google Play !

* Measure and record headings on paper or digital maps.
* Head towards the right direction using the Augmented Reality Heads-Up overlay.
* Take and record bearings in the field.
* Fast and stable.

!!! CAUTION
For best results:
* calibrate the magnetic sensors every time you use the application: move your device along a "8" shaped path several times
* some protective cases and pouches include a MAGNET. If this is your case, please keep the magnet away from your device when using the application.

Features of the free version:
* Baseplate compass with rotating dial and precise heading display.
* Baseplate compass background can be set to camera preview or picture. Very useful if you have maps stored as pictures on your device.
* Bearing compass with 2 Augmented Reality (AR) modes: ruler overlay and viewfinder overlay.
* 4 different overlay transparency levels.
* Sensor accuracy indication.
* Autofocus and macro focus (if supported by device camera).
* Zoom (if supported by device camera).
* Field of View automatic detection and calibration.
* Sensor update rate settings.
* Sensor filtering settings.
* Easy to use
* Detailed user guide

Paid Pro-version includes following extra features:
* Pitch (aka tilt) display.
* Augmented Reality (AR) screenshots to record headings and bearings in all modes.
* True/Geographic North indication (magnetic declination correction using a numerical model and GPS or network based geolocation).
* Manual location settings to get the magnetic declination without GPS nor network connection
* Augmented Reality (AR) screenshots geo-tagging (GPS or network based geolocation) and time.
* Bearing and pitch stored in EXIF.
* EXIF data overlaid on snapshot
* Augmented Reality (AR) screenshots resolution settings.
* Removal of ads and Goodbye screen.


Numerous applications including:
* Orienteering
* Sailing
* Hiking
* Trekking
* Backpacking
* Outdoor activities
* Topographic and site survey

A baseplate compass is also named a protractor compass or an orienteering compass.
A bearing compass is also named a sighting compass, a survey compass or a field compass.

!!!!!!!!! IMPORTANT !!!!!!!!
Sensors behavior can vary a lot between devices.
If AR Bearing Compass does not work properly on your device, please drop me an email indicating your device model and Android version and a description of the issue.
Thanks!

Recent changes:
v1.11
Fixed a crash on Android 5.0
NATO mils on baseplate compass
Camera zoom with pinch gesture
Magnetic/True North indication with M/T instead of icons
Various bug fixes

v1.10
Display units degrees or NATO mils

v1.9
GPS Overlay bug fix
Promo code now more robust

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A Google User
Nov 12, 2014
CANNOT FIND CAMERA It says it cannot find camera. ALCATEL ONE TOUCH POP Android 4.4.2 1.3Ghz. 512 megs Ram. Never got a chance to even try App.
A Google User
Nov 11, 2014
Excellent, complete, accurate. Only one I've found with complete map features. Good AR sighting mode. Good declination controls. He even added mils in AR mode when I asked! Best of the few compass apps that I would trust in open field navigation.
A Google User
Nov 10, 2014
Great compass I like the ability to point with the camera to get a bearing.
A Google User
Nov 8, 2014
This is the first real compass app I have seen It works
A Google User
Oct 31, 2014
Very useful tool This is a bery useful compass, but you musy calibtate your phone to usr it to propet adbantage