HoudahGeo 2.3 Improves iPhoto'09 Geocoding - German Localization

August 31, 2009 in Multimedia (E)

[prMac.com] Luxembourg - Houdah Software today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of HoudahGeo 2.3: the premiere photo geocoding solution for the Mac. HoudahGeo 2.3 allows for geocoding photos hosted in an iPhoto library and notify iPhoto'09 about new geotags. Version 2.2 also brings full support for viewing direction.

HoudahGeo 2.3 tightens the integration with Apple's iPhoto photo management application. Upon exporting geotags, HoudahGeo 2.3 may notify iPhoto'09 so that it can update its Places database. HoudahGeo brings GPS enabled geocoding and Google Earth geocoding to iPhoto.

Further enhancements brought along by HoudahGeo 2.3 include:

* New feature: Viewing Direction
HoudahGeo 2.3 fully supports viewing directions. Direction is set either from a compas enabled GPS or entered manually. Values are exported to geotags and uploaded to Flickr and Locr. Viewing direction may also be visualized in Google Earth.

* New feature: German Localization
HoudahGeo 2.3 is now available in German.

* Enhancement: Help Book
The HoudahGeo Help Book has been reworked and udpated.

* Enhancement: Coordinate Formatter
HoudahGeo 2.3 displays coordinates in decimal degree, yet allows for input in many other formats.

* Enhancement: Altitude Formatter
HoudahGeo 2.3 displays altitude in meters abvove see level, yet allows for input in feet.

* Enhancement: User Interface
HoudahGeo 2.3 brings a refreshed user interface.

* Bug fix: Various
HoudahGeo 2.3 includes various bug fixes.

Recently HoudahGeo 2.1 has added support for locr. Locr is a revolutionary geotagging photo community. With the "locr Geophoto Book", the first travel photo book that contains auto created maps (kill street) and wikipedia based photo descriptions, locr extends its product range with print products.

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.4.8 or higher, including Leopard
* Universal Binary for PowerPC & Intel
* Digital camera
* Optional GPS track logger

Purchasing HoudahGeo licenses:
HoudahSpot 2.3 is priced at $30 (USD) for a single-user license. It is a free upgrade for all registered HoudahGeo 1.x and 2.x customers.

Houdah Software s.a r.l is a small company based in Luxembourg Europe. The company was founded in late 2005 by Pierre Bernard. Apple, Macintosh, Mac, iPhone, iPod, Spotlight, WebObjects and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

locr was founded in September 2006 in Brunswick, Germany. The founding team has many years of entrepreneurship experience in the fields of internet, software and multimedia. The main investor is the High-Tech Gruenderfonds, a joint venture of public and private investors (e.g. Siemens, Telekom, BASF). Due to strong partnerships locr aims to become Europe's leading internet platform for travel- and geophotography in 2009.


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