This is the first app which uses a detailed, shared global map of visited places and objects found with metal detectors.
Thanks to this new app, all those who love this hobby will be allowed the tracking of both their own and others' positions when out for the search of new treasures with the beloved metal detectors. In fact, a simple and intuitive graphic interface allows to begin tracking the position through the use of GPS technology: each user will be able to see his/her movements and the ones of other users. And he/she will do this for free and without having to do any registration (free login)!
In order to use it, all you need is a smartphone with GPS, a simple internet connection with 3G data traffic (just a few MBs will suffice) and an email account.
Moreover, the application allows you to store / display your items as soon as you find them! It's very easy: once you discover an object, simply take a photograph using the appropriate button of the app and... 'Treasure Hunt' will publish and record the exact location of the finding in a few seconds! This will allow experts from all over the world to give you a fast and accurate comment on your discoveries.
Thanks to new data compression algorithms, sending both data and images has been optimized: these actions are quick and easy because the packets of data sent and received in each session are very very small. Just try and believe...!
So every finding will easily be traceable, and will allow 'to professionals in the field' to archaeologically study the trodden areas.
On the other hand, to simple hobbyists it will give detailed and accurate indications of the 'new' areas and the possible findings that, being a bit lucky, the detectorists might find.
In short, this app is a useful aid for all those who want to try their hands at REAL (and not theoretical) research of hidden, not yet brought to light treasures.
Being the first version, the map is currently not rich, but I hope that, with your help and especially with your outings and findings, it will soon be enriched :) So please be kind and patient and above all send me your comments for making this application better and better! Your e-mails for asking info and/or pieces of advice are also well accepted :) Finally, being this a free app, even a tiny little bit of financial help is welcome...
I obviously decline all responsibilities for objects found by users and for 'improper' use of this application. This note refers to ALL countries, and above all the ones where there are specific rules and relevant regulations in terms of discoveries and / or findings.
Also exclude any liability in terms of privacy laws and the location of the place where you are, how your GPS position, as being a program for finding routes will record once activated, your every move.
Last but not least, pay attention when sweeping is ON: if you are not in actual research, please remember to set the sweeping OFF, since otherwise the app will record your position and each position will be stored in a public database.
For any information, help and advice, please write to my personal address: firstname.lastname@example.org