Apps with topological maps for outdoor navigation.
The product Swiss Map Mobile integrates the Swiss national maps with your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. The built-in GPS receiver centers the map on your mobile phone. You can, of course, zoom and pan the map. Various layers with additional data are available. All maps can also be rendered in 3D.
In 2009, Swiss Map Mobile has won Prix Carto by the Swiss Society of Cartography.
The official Austrian maps of the Bundesamts für Eich- und Vermessungswesen (BEV). www.bev.gv.at/amap-mobile
Austrian Map mobile (AMap mobile) brings the Austrian maps to the iPhone, and iPad – also in 3D and with augmented reality.
The digital maps of Baden-Württemberg by the "Landesamt für Geoinformation und Landentwicklung Baden-Württemberg (LGL)" www.lgl-bw.de.
The app provides the Baden-Württemberg maps at the scales of 1:1 million to 1:10'000, and additionally integrates the Open Data maps "Maps4BW". In addition to 3D and augmented reality, it provides tourist information as well as cycling and hiking routes.
Tick bite, what to do? The ZHAW-Spinoff A&K Strategy GmbH provides information and practices for monitoring and prevention of tick bites and informs about complications and diseases. In cooperation with the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).
A map shows current local tick risk. A reminder function supports the observation of any tick bites and proposes to see a doctor when appropriate. The App provides information about prevention of tick-borne encephalitis and lyme disease and it explains the biology of ticks.
Pflotsh: a collection of weather apps for iPhone and Android.
Pflotsh Storm: The perfect app for precipitation and storms.
Pflotsh Beach: Essential weather information for beach and vacation - worldwide.
Weather information for sailors and seamen - worldwide.
Yodeling is absolutely simple and safe.
The yodel app guarantees that you can yodel everywhere right away.
Ingeborg and Herrmann Härtel (Tradmotion) have collected 60 Styrian Jodlers, and enriched them with interesting additional information.
Blauzahn Augmented Storytelling
Guided tours with earphones have been proven successful in museum education. Our version is different from other, similar projects. The specific use of software and hardware opens up new creative possibilities, enabling interactivity between participants. A good story can be experienced more intense and with less production effort.
A comprehensive guide and companion through many public and private gardens in Italy. In collaboration with libreriadellanatura.com.
GPS mapping allows to retrieve information about places of interests. The gardens can be displayed by name, region, style or distance. The first issue includes 52 italian gardens with historical, botanical and architectural attractions as well as photos.
Trees and Bushes for iPhone, iPad, and Android. www.iforest.ch
iForest turns your phone into an electronic plant book, with which you can contemplate, determine, recognize, compare, and learn the most important kinds of trees and bushes of Central Europe.
The augmented way to enjoy your garden. www.iGarten.ch.
With just a few touches of the screen, you can find the perfectly suited plants for your home and garden, from an assortment of more than 2100 well-documented plants with over 9000 high resolution pictures.
iGarten is also avalable online as a Web application .
Identify plants of the forest and the garden. www.ipflanzen.ch.
Identify more than 1600 plants in parks, forest, garden and home. Switch from this free App with one touch to iForest or iGarten to access to more information about those plants.
Determine, compare, and get to know the butterflies of Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Austria. In collaboration with libreriadellanatura.com.
A comprehensive field guide to more than 260 species with over 2500 high resolution images, showing male, female, upper side, under side and relevant variations of every species. With easy to use search, comparison, and filter functions.
Orthoptera - latin for grasshoppers - can be used to intuitively classify 119 species from Switzerland and Germany. Developed in collaboration with orthoptera.ch and zhaw.
It is designed for interested laymen and experts. The species shown are illustrated with detailed information and more than 3700 images, sound documents and drawings. With GPS location, which is helpful for efficient classification.
Wobisch supports people to find each other. WoBisch.
Friends can find each other in a vicinity of about 30 - 60 meters, without the need for an internet connection; free of costs and nobody can collect data. The App uses GPS, Bluetooth LE, iBeacon and a multi-peer network. It displays the location of the group members using a radar view or as an location overview.
German vocabulary training with Deutsch-Box.
The Deutsch-Box App
lets you practice the most important German words for everyday contexts. It is meant for beginners (module A1) or those with little knowledge of German (module A2 and B1). Every head word can be listened to. Learning is supported by attractive illustrations.
The Hueber Deutsch-Box App was developed in collaboration with Hueber Verlages GmbH & Co. KG (Ismaning) and is available in various languages including Turkish, Portugese, and Russian.
Demonstrator for research and special products
We develop applications for internal use for various customers. They are often in related to GPS tracking and visualization of moving objects.
For example, Armasuisse Wissenschaft + Technologie is testing the use of civilian devices such as iPhones for non-military purposes. Positions and ways of units equipped with trackers are visualized on swisstopo maps.
Various other products
Everything is in motion. The above list is growing continuously and products are taken from sale or are taken over by other companies. This growing list includes products such as a multi-user strategy game for the homeowner's association, a music theory app, a learning software for accounting, the Swiss Hike hiking-App (now maintained by an other company) or a feasibility study for an app for a facility maintenance company.