After the well-known sports app long time for Windows Mobile is available Windows phone and Google Android, there is it now available for Apple iPhone. Run.GPS trainer for iPhone was approved by Apple and is now published in the app store. The app is a complete solution in the field of outdoor sports. It is suitable especially for motion-oriented sports such as jogging, cycling, mountainbiking, skating, skiing, and hiking. The app has precise algorithms for the recording and analysis of training units. All records are logged in the a training diary and can seamlessly synchronize on Internet services like GPS-Sport.net and GPSies.com. It is a calculation of over 100 training parameters such as speed, time, calories burned, and many more.
The recorded data can be in lap splitting to, where the rounds also can be detected, for example, exceeding a certain point. Run.GPS stands trainers from other programs thereby, that it specifically has a global navigation function for joggers and cyclists. The route instructions be said as usual from the car navigation via speech. The app can call many other parameters such as speed, distance, and average values over the headphones. A live tracking feature, friends home in the Web browser can track the route of the athlete with all training parameters. The iPhone version unfortunately still does not support the use of Bluetooth pulse monitors, as that for necessary Bluetooth SPP (serial port profile) is not present in iOS.
As well, it is “Run.GPS Atlas format” not supported for map data, since no direct file system access is possible on the iPhone and can therefore not simply copies the file to the iPhone. Run.GPS app source:, Windows Marketplace or Android market, Apple’s AppStore, 5-25 EUR depending on the version, eSymetric GmbH contact: Tom hen of eSymetric GmbH forest kaazi trail 20 81377 Munchen Germany Tel. 089 600 61 62 1 the Munich company eSymetric manufactures since the year 2000 software in the fields of GIS, navigation, printing, and e-commerce.