Measure Object Lengths With Smart Ruler

Application Name: Smart Ruler Description: Measure lengths of objects placed on the Android unit’s screen Publisher’s website: Android Boy Cost: Free basic version; $0.99 Smart Ruler Pro version adds protractor, level, goniometer; $1.99 Smart Tools version combines apps from pro versions of Smart Measure, Smart Compass and Smart Ruler. Version/date reviewed: v.1.1.3  /  12-21-10 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.2 Android Market link […]

Measure Distances, Heights And Direction With Your Android Phone Using Smart Measure

Application Name: Smart Measure Description: Measure object distance, height and direction. Publisher’s website: Android Boy Cost: Free Version/date reviewed: v.1.1.1  /  9-6-10 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.1 Android market link (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) Smart Measure uses your Android’s orientation sensor, camera view and some simple trigonometry to figure out how far away and […]

Survey-Relevant Data App For Android

Application Name: Survey Demo Description: Data overlays useful to surveyors and map users. Publisher’s website: Cost: Free demo version; Standard ($4.95) and Pro ($9.95) versions add additional features. Version/date reviewed: v.1.0  /  5-5-11 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.2 Android Market (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) The Surveying.Org website offers a host of useful data layers for surveyors and cartographers, […]

Range Circles In A Google Maps View With CircleMap

Application Name: CircleMap Description: Draws range circles in a Google Maps view Publisher’s website: pscdroid Cost: Free (ad-supported) Version/date reviewed: v.1.1.4  /  6-14-11 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.2 Android Market (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) CircleMap draws a set of concentric range circles on top of a Google Maps interface. The initial view shows […]