Tactical NAV, a military-grade iPhone app created by U.S. Army Capt. Jonathan J. Springer, a battalion fire support officer with the 101st Airborne Division, has successfully been used in combat to help destroy a Taliban fighting position in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province near the Pakistan border. Users can track their routes; accurately map, plot and save waypoints; email location info; co-ordinate systems; use night mode, photo stamping and compass lock with fast switch data.
James Hollender is seeking a full-time, permanent position in the Boston area. His published apps include 9 nutrition apps and the official app for the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. James is a well seasoned Information Technology professional and most familiar with Apple products. He has been involved with object oriented programming since the introduction of Java, culminating most recently writing apps in Objective C for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Germany-based daemgen.net today announces ProCamera 2.95 for iOS, a major update to its best-selling photography app that now stores both location finding and directional metatags with each photo. A boon for architects, civil engineers, film location scouts, realtors, Feng-Shui and Vastu Shastra consultants, insurance adjusters, and law enforcement, the user may now save the exact GPS location from which the photo was taken, plus the precise compass direction in which the camera was pointed.
Alfred Labs today introduces Backtrack Live 1.0, their live position tracking and recording app for iPhone & iPod touch. At launch the app displays the user’s location on a world map, and they need only touch Start Tracking Live to have their position periodically recorded and uploaded. Users can tap the Share button to show their friends and family where they’ve been using email, Twitter, Facebook, or a number of other social sites. All tracks are stored securely on the Backtrack Live website.