Free App Released to Explore the Saturnian System on iOS
October 7, 2012 in Reference
[prMac.com] Alexandria, Virginia - Vito Technology is glad to present a lite version of its bestseller Solar Walk - 3D Solar System model for iOS. The version focuses on one of the most amazing planets - Saturn. Users can travel between Saturn and its moons, speed up the time, and discover intricate astrophysical relations with a flick of a finger. Although the app is limited to one planet it has tremendous educational value and features the spectacular graphics of the full version. Solar Walk - Saturn is available free of charge and will engage anybody by its beauty.
The app is all about Saturn and its moons: Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Titan, Hyperion, and Iapetus. The celestial objects in the app come with Information tab, that brings on screen all kinds of data about the object: size, mass, orbital velocity, history of missions, and structural layers of planets and their atmospheres. Every object has a media library with amazing images and a newly added section with the most interesting facts.
The preset Bookmarks will show you Saturn and its rings from different angles as well as the view of Saturn from Enceladus, Titan, and more.
Solar Walk - Saturn App Highlights:
* 3D Mode - if you have 3D glasses, you are in for a treat
* 3D Model of the Milky Way Galaxy - you can zoom out and find out exactly how it looks and where we are in it
* High Resolution Planets - zoom and rotate Saturn and satellites. Tap (i) to read info about any object
* Time Machine - how else can you show the laws of nature if not in motion
* Big Screen - connect a second display to view Saturn on a big screen
* No Internet connection required
* US English, Russian, Chinese Simple (HANS), German, Italian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Korean, Chinese Traditional
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 368 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Solar Walk - Saturn (lite version) for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch is a Free app. It is available worldwide through the iTunes App Store in the Education category. Solar Walk - 3D Solar System (full version) for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch is available for $0.99.
Solar Walk - Saturn 2.0.1
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Based in Alexandria, Virginia, Vito Technology Inc. is headed by CEO Victor Toporkov and has developed an impressive portfolio of products for Windows Mobile since it entered the mobile software market in 2001. The company's latest endeavors include iOS and Web 2.0 software development. Vito Technology won an Apple Design Award in 2010 for its Star Walk for iPad app. The company consists of two departments: Research & Development Department and Marketing Department with 30 employees in total. 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.