May 17, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Alexandria, Virginia - Vito Technology, the Apple Design Awards 2010 winner, introduces Solar Walk 1.7, a major update to their 3D Solar System model application. Take your seat in Solar Walk spaceship that will take you on a grand tour around our cosmic backyard. The new features like search, explanatory movies, Twitter and Facebook sharing added in this version will make your flight both adventurous and comfortable.
In-flight entertainment includes an explanatory movie collection about essential phenomena of the Earth and two modes for observing the Solar system during your lengthy flight. On your demand educational movies will explain what changes day to night and summer to autumn, when a Solar eclipse happens and why the Moon looks different every night.
Also you can choose a mode for observing the Solar system: Orrery or True-to-scale. While Orrery is just a model of the Solar system that illustrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons, True-to-scale view will show you absolute proportions and distances between planets in the Solar system.
Search feature will make it easy to fly from one planet of the Solar system to another. Capture beautiful views of the Universe and share it with friends via Twitter, Facebook or e-mail. Show them what you see out of your window!
Solar Walk 1.7 features:
* Galaxy view - absolutely magical zoom out to view the whole galaxy
* New enhanced interface - smoother design of control buttons
* Movies - explanatory movie collection about the Earth's phenomena
* Sharing pictures of the Universe via Twitter, Facebook and e-mail
* Search for planets, moons, satellites, stars
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 121 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Solar Walk 1.7 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Since it entered the mobile software market in 2001 Vito Technology Inc. has developed an impressive portfolio of products for Windows mobile. The latest Vito endeavor includes iPhone and Web 2.0 software development. Vito Technology have won Apple Design Awards 2010 with its Star Walk for iPad. Copyright (C) 2011 Vito Technology Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.