|Description||Location-based app developer|
|Angel, 7/09 |
Thames Valley Investment Network
Cambridge Capital Group
|Angel, 7/10 ||$500k|
Augmentra Ltd is the Cambridge-based mobile app software development company behind ViewRanger GPS.
Augmentra pioneered the concept of outdoors GPS navigation on smartphones - going back to the delivery of the company’s first “app” in Spring 2006. ViewRanger has achieved Number 1 Best-Selling app status (across all categories) on Apple iPhone and #1 app within its category on iTunes appstore in more than twenty countries. The app has also achieved multiple #1 rankings on Google Play and Nokia OVI app stores.
ViewRanger is the app for adventure – how outdoor enthusiasts worldwide discover, create, navigate and share their outdoor adventures on smartphones, tablets, and online. Used by active outdoor consumers, ViewRanger is also trusted by search & rescue teams and other outdoor professionals.
ViewRanger combines an advanced location-based navigation and guidebook app with an interest-based social network and an open digital trail guide marketplace.
The ViewRanger app is available for Apple, Android, and Symbian phones and tablets.
It is downloadable free of charge with all of its functionality and open source mapping. Once installed users are then able to purchase premium content such as topographical mapping and trails for offline use.