GeoVector Corporation, which develops mobile technology that links digital information with real-world places, has unveiled Version 2.0 of its GeoVector World Surfer 2.0 iPhone application, which provides enhancements to GeoVectors popular directional search and pointing application. The app is available for download from the Apple App Store. Version 1 of the app is available from Android Market for Android handsets, with an update due in the next few months.
Developed for compass-enabled GPS Smartphones, World Surfer allows users to point their phones in a particular direction to search for retailers, restaurants and other points of interest. The app includes free text search and the ability to save favorite searches. Version 2 also incorporates camera view Augmented Reality (AR) as a guidance enhancement to help users verify the distance, location and direction of their destinations.