Nov 17, 2015 - Indie developer, Frederic Descamps today announces Starmap 2 version 1.2, an important update to his astronomy app for iOS, Apple Watch, and Apple TV devices. Starmap offers sky watching tools that are perfect for stargazers of any level. The app offers the power of a professional sky atlas in a convenient app. Version 1.2 makes the app available on the Apple TV, allowing the app to be used as a teaching aid in classrooms, as well as a display attraction in television retailer showrooms.
Dec 17, 2013 - Starmap Media has won yet another award for its innovative Starmap Media app and its associated multimedia stories. Sky & Telescope Magazine editors awarded it a prestigious 2014 Hot Products designation. This makes the third award for Starmap since 2010. To celebrate and introduce the app to an expanded universe of users, the producers of Starmap are making all Starmap Media stories available free of charge from December 17, 2013 to January 31, 2014.
Aug 23, 2013 - Starmap today announces Starmap Media 1.1 free for iOS, the newest member of its suite of best-selling astronomy apps. A stand-alone app or a companion feature to its paid apps, Starmap Media consists of 30 multimedia stories about the stars, professionally written by Carolyn Collins Petersen, well-known for her fulldome astronomy videos and books. About 15 minutes each, the videos feature scientifically accurate graphics and animation, localized starmaps, and inspiring narration.
Jul 25, 2012 - Starmap today announces that Starmap HD 2.1 for iPad, their world-famous planetarium app, has been selected by Astronomy magazine as a Star Product for 2012. Now half price, Starmap HD features an interactive map of the sky that combines detailed celestial information with a compass, virtual telescope, and 3D animation. Created by a professional astronomer, the quality app was recognized by Apple, selecting it for their Back to School promotion. Also available are versions for iPhone/iPod touch.
Apr 26, 2012 - Starmap today announces Starmap 3.0 for iOS, their astronomy application that puts a complete planetarium in the user's hand. Starmap is a high-quality and interactive map of the sky that combines detailed celestial information with an interactive compass and virtual telescope. The update to this popular Education application, created by a professional astronomer who holds a PhD in electronics/physics engineering, has an increased processing speed and over twice as many celestial objects.