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Pocket Earth for Pocket PC
Posted on 17-Jun-2004 17:57. | Tags Filed under: Software.


Pocket Earth for Pocket PC
Pocket Earth 3.0 is a powerful PocketPC application that displays an interactive 3D Earth in your palm. We have introduced several new features in this major release.

  • Updated 36,000+ city database
  • GPS Support (NMEA-0183 standard)
  • Real-time Weather for select cities with Auto-update
  • Moon phase, rise/set, elevation and azimuth
  • Search by City Population
  • Support for multiple Skins and Fonts
  • Improved graphics
  • Several other user defined features

  • Display city's time, date and next DST transition
  • Display Sunrise/Sunset times for any city
  • Distinct twilight modes: civil, nautical and astronomical
  • Locate any city by name
  • Animated rotation to located city
  • Automatic update of Earth's shadow
  • Automatic pseudo rotation of Earth
  • Extended color selection
  • Suspend mode
  • Interactive 3D Earth rotation
  • Colorful Physical, Political and other maps
  • Dual mapping channels with several overlay modes
  • Dynamic multi-point visual distance measurement tool
  • Distances in kilometers, miles and nautical miles
  • Coarse and fine zoom controls
  • Zoom to selection
  • 10, 15 or 30 degree lat/lon grid lines
  • Spherical and planar views
  • Sun spot and Earth shadow in real time
  • Special Day/Night overlay mode
  • Sun's azimuth and elevation at any point on earth in real time
  • Snap any point on earth to nearest known city
  • User defined snap radius
  • Lat/lon and antipode information at any point on earth
  • Tropical and Polar circles
  • Texture brightness control
  • Texture smoothing
  • User defined Route files (for ex. Historical Routes etc.)



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