Vaavud Wind Meter
for Apple iPhone & iPad
Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
Vaavud Wind meter for smartphones
The rugged, electronicless Vaavud wind meter turns you smartphone into a high-tech meteorological tool. Works with iPhone 4, 4S, 5 and Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4
The Vaavud wind meter works with all iPhones from 4 and onwards, and all iPads from 2 and onwards, running on iOS 6 or 7.
With regards to Android phones we have currently confirmed it to work with Samsung Galaxy S2, S3 and S4. We are working on confirming additional models. You check out this post in our knowledge base to get the most up to date information.
iPhone 4, 4s, 5
iPad 2, 3. & 4. generation, mini
Galaxy S2, S3, S4
The Vaavud design is inspired by professional cup anemometers, but with two cups instead of three, in order to make it truly pocket friendly. The one piece, molded rotor and the low friction Teflon bearing makes the Vaavud wind meter extremely durable. If sand or dirt gets inside the Vaavud wind meter it can easily be cleaned out with water. And The Vaavud wind meter can take quite a beating – it is built for action!
The Vaavud app gives you a clear overview of average, actual and maximum wind speed, as well as a real time graph – in fact the first real time graph in the world on a hand held anemometer! And you can scroll and pinch-zoom on the graph, if you want to taker a closer look at something.
The unit of measure can be changed on the fly by simply tapping the screen. (Available units: m/s, Kmh, mph, Kts and Bft.)
New features will constantly be added to the app. A live map, measurement history will be available soon, and much more will follow.
Finally, you can use the Vaavud wind meter together with Weendy; the world’s fastest-growing community-based weather network.
The Vaavud wind meter has a wind range of 2 to 25* m/s. Precision is the least of +/- 4% or 0.2 m/s. The wind meter has been tested and calibrated in a professional wind tunnel at the Technical University of Denmark.
Because of the cup-anemometer design, the precision of the Vaavud wind meter is not affected by changes in wind direction (unlike a propeller based anemometer, which must point precisely up against the wind to measure correctly). And the Vaavud app taps into other sensors in your phone, to ensure that the device is held correctly, so the risk of incorrect measurements can be minimized.
*The exact upper range depends on the phone model
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