‘GPS TEST’ A MUST HAVE GPS APP FOR SURVEYOR (OVER 10 MILLION DOWNLOADS)
There are so many GPS apps can be found in the app stores with lot of recommendations and advertisements. But ‘GPS TEST’ simply outperforms them with its simplicity and in-depth information. Over 10 million downloads with excellent ratings and actual user reviews make this app a shining star.
Land surveyors mostly deal with UTM coordinates.
Unlike other GPS apps, ‘GPS TEST’ gives you the UTM coordinates. So that the accuracy of survey works can be checked roughly in few meters. Just got settings and select UTM in the format and WGS84 or the required datum. It will display UTM coordinates with zone and altitude as well.
GPS Test is a free smartphone tools app that shows basic GPS information display for Android device’s internal GPS. The main features are
* Simple Navigation.
* Location Sharing (email, sms, twitter etc)
* Dials (Altimeter, Speedo and Compass)
* 7 segment LED font
* Dot Matrix font
* HUD mode
Land Surveyors are the professionals who understands about most of the settings. The app also supports GLONASS (Global National Satellite System). Coordinate Grids supported by the app includes OSGB, UTM, MGRS, USNG, CH1903 and Maidenhead. Datums supported by the app include WGS84, NAD83, NAD27, ED50, AGD66, AGD84, and SAD69. GPS Test provides all GPS information that is presented in large and colorful read screens. It basically shows basic GPS information read from the phones internal GPS. It has five screens for different information: GPS signal bar chart, Satellite position viewed in a rotating compass, current location on the earth, current speed and the current time read from the GPS and the local time in current timezone.