WhiteScout Pro for Freerider (European Version) is an unique smartphone app, which estimates the risk of triggering an avalanche or slab by skiing down a given route. As a default the app is always positioned to user's present location which ...Read more
WhiteScout Pro for Freerider (European Version)
is an unique smartphone app, which estimates the risk of triggering an avalanche or slab by skiing down a given route. As a default the app is always positioned to user's present location which is why it operates across Europe. Danger of a tour is calculated through a risk-analysis by only one click.
As a result a probabilistic "Stop or Go"- decision is being displayed. The remaining residual risk is defined by the following formula:
Thereby, the avalanche bulletin represents the risk potential. The precautionary measures (slope inclination and exposition) restrict the possibilities to ski down steep slopes, which are deemed to be risky in relation to the avalanche bulletin ratio. The model follows the elementary reduction method described in specialized avalanche literature by mountain guide Werner Munter of Switzerland. WhiteScoutPro , if used properly and permanently, can reduce todays relation from 1 death by avalanches per 50'000 ski slopes to 1:100'000 in future.
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UPDATED ON: Feb 24, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 50 - 100
LATEST VERSION: 3.0.0
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.1 and up
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
approximate (network-based) location
Access location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
access extra location provider commands
Access extra location provider commands. Malicious applications could use this to interfere with the operation of the GPS or other location sources.