The DishPointer Augmented Reality app for Android phones has been released. You can find it on the Android market [. ]
Watch this video, it s very surreal. This is the next generation satellite finder: Point your iPhone anywhere towards the sky and see all the satellites lined up, on the live video screen! At a glance, you ll see where the satellite is and whether any trees or buildings are blocking the line of sight. Think of multi-lnb dishes and now you know where to place your dish best. Doing a site survey and setting up a dish is going to be a piece of cake with this app. This is a truly useful augmented reality app for the professional and diy enthusiast alike. [Video]
Finally, the DishPointer Maps app has been released for the iPhone/iPod Touch. This dedicated app is a lot more convenient than opening dishpointer.com in the iPhone browser and a real time saver. Available immediately from the App Store.
Check out any line of sight issues with this iPhone App. Just point your iPhone at the sky, tilt it until you get the right angle and then switch on the the camera preview. If there is a clear sky right at the center of the screen, you re good to go. Simple but very effective.[. ]
We have released our first iPhone app: DishPointer Compass. Imagine you have a device in your hand which you can point in any direction and it tells you which satellite you would receive from that direction. This is exactly what DishPointer Compass does in connection with the new iPhone 3GS. Simple and very effective. Available on the App Store. [. ]