iPhone App Uses Camera To Identify Airplane Flight Paths

iPhone App Uses Camera To Identify Airplane Flight Paths
Hotels, Hospitality & Travel

The Plane Finder augmented reality application allows users to discover the story behind aircraft they see in the sky.

Claudia Cukrov
  • 28 september 2010

The Plane Finder augmented reality application gives users the opportunity to identify a plane and its flightpath using only their cell phone camera.  The app uses a virtual radar with the iPhone to list flight number, aircraft registration, speed, altitude and distance from your location. Plane Finder AR only works in areas using Automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast feeds and currently the technology has limited coverage in the U.S.

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