Skip to content

Anemometer for iPhone, Shaka’s device is truly Amazing ~ Measures Wind Speeds to 90mph, Wind Direction + Current Temps ~ Automatically Plots Precise Results on Dynamic Maps Globally โญโญโญโญ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŒ€๐ŸŒ€๐ŸŒ€

January 25, 2015

๐ŸŒ€ Anemometer for iPhone, Shaka’s device is NOW Shipping ~ Accurately Measures Wind Speeds to 90mph ~ Current Temperature ~ Wind Direction ~ Automatically Plots Precise Results on Dynamic Maps globally with iPhone’s GPS capability. This plug-in device transforms your iPhone or iPad into a very accurate Wind Speed Anemometer; Another example of Independent Developers producing amazing tools, taking advantage of the iPhone’s Processing capability. As a Scientist by training, I’m “blown away” by this App+Device combination. (pardon the pun)

๐ŸŒ€ Shaka iPhone Anemometer, Wind Meter, plugs into your iPhone, iPad, or iPod headphone socket, and with the accompanying free Shaka App running, the iPhone records and displays wind-specific weather data, such as current and average wind speed, maximum wind gust, ambient temperature, and wind direction.

๐ŸŒ€ Historical Perspective. An Anemometer is a device for measuring wind speed, and is a common weather station instrument. The term is derived from the Greek word anemos, meaning wind, and is used to describe any airspeed measurement instrument used in meteorology or aerodynamics.

๐ŸŒ€ Leon Battista Alberti around 1450, credited as giving first known description of an anemometer. Anemometers can be divided into two classes: those that measure the wind’s speed, and those that measure the wind’s pressure; but as there is a close connection between the pressure and the speed, an anemometer designed for one will give information to calculate the other.

๐ŸŒ€ Itโ€™s been exactly 4 weeks from my last Shaka update. A quick overview of where Shaka stands with production and shipping. During the first half of June Shaka produced several test batches and found a few Imperfections that needed fixing before the full production runs. These were mostly related to the injection moulded parts like the casing and impeller (the rotating fan-like thingie) used. This took more time to tweak the production tools and re-cycle production than had been expected.

๐ŸŒ€ Shaka therefore is experiencing a two week delay with shipping the products out to, as compared to their initial plan. The latest plan for delivering the products: Shaka started shipping first products to their fulfillment-partners this week.

๐ŸŒ€ Shaka’s Fulfillment partner will be shipped out the iDevices on a first order first serve basis starting from next week, July 1st. Shipping of all the pre-orders from the warehouse will take in most cases approximately 1-2 weeks. Shipping to My Front Door will take another 2 to 7 days depending on location. I will get an email when my order has been shipped from the fulfillment house. Yeppee.

๐ŸŒ€ Shaka is an Estonian startup that has created a unique wind-meter accessory for iOS devices such as the iPhone or iPad. Due to start shipping in June, 2013, the battery-free Shaka Wind Meter plugs into an iPhone, or iPadโ€™s headphone socket.

๐ŸŒ€ Combine the Wind Meter with the existing onboard sensors of Appleโ€™s hardware and Shaka’s App, the device quickly measures, records and displays wind-specific weather data such as current and average wind speed, maximum wind gust, ambient temperature, and wind direction. All this Data is then submitted automatically to Shaka’s servers, where the Data is mapped to the exact location of the iPhone, using the GPS capability of the iPhone or iPad.

๐ŸŒ€ The deviceโ€™s inspiration and intended use scenario, was to enable people who take part in wind-related sports, such as wind-surfers and kite-surfers, serfers, and boating to find favorable or unfavorable wind conditions. โ€œForecasts are often inaccurate and the coverage with stationary and connected stations is not good enough,โ€ says Shaka co-founder Raigo Raamat. โ€œWe wanted to simplify the process of sharing actual wind conditions inside the community.โ€

๐ŸŒ€ Raigo Raamat and his two other co-founders, Jens Kasemets and Mihkel Gรผsson embarked on the project in 2011 they realised โ€œmany more communitiesโ€ could benefit from a device that enabled a smart phone or tablet to be transformed into a โ€œconnected weather stationโ€ for either private use or for contributing to and accessing real-time crowd-sourced weather data. These range from academia, agriculture, emergency services, golfing, boating, and motor sports. โ€œThe measured wind results for all these uses differ, but common to all, they need mmojre precise weather measurement and location input,โ€ says Raamat.

๐ŸŒ€ Shaka has ambitions beyond this wind-meter. Longer term, Shaka may graduate from the harware-focused accelerator HAXLR8R, plans to build what Raamatโ€™s calling a platform for the worldโ€™s smallest weather station. โ€œWeโ€™ll add barometric pressure and humidity sensors to achieve this goal. Eventually support will be delivered for Android devices,โ€ he says. The startupโ€™s ultimate target is expensive to formulate.

๐ŸŒ€ July 1st, 2013, the company is shipping this wind-meter, monetizing the hardware only. Shaka’s accompanying App is free. However, in the future the Shaka App will offer additional in-App Paid additional services. Shaka will be opening up the platform to partners who may want to develop other Apps on top of Shaka, that target various weather-related communities.

I am pleased you are reading this Article; our readers ๐Ÿ“š thousands world-wide, give motivation ๐Ÿ“ข for new topics published every day. Spread the Word ~ Send our site ๐Ÿ“ฌ to your friends, family, and associates; simply forward ๐Ÿ“ฎ the link below, post it on your Facebook and Twitter Pages for their review,, anyone may subscribe. Subscribing is secure, confidential, as every time ๐Ÿ“… I publish a story ๐Ÿ“ the WordPress system sends ๐Ÿ“ฌ a reminder to you with a link to my new Article:

Perspective: These articles are created to inform a diverse audience, whether it be photography, digital cameras, lenses, photo editing software, smart-phones, laptops, iPads, iPhones, related products, Health & Wellness, or any news-worthy topic. The purpose is to inform, from sources that are believed to be reliable.

To learn more about what else we do, take a moment and visit these links, browse around. We are pleased with over 22 million visits in recent years: For Health & Wellness; If digital Imaging is of interest, I teach a course named "Principles of Digital Imaging and Post Image Processing" as an Adjunct Prof at FAU:

When I do what I do… I usually do it here.

  1. I just like the helpful information you provide forr your articles.

    I’ll bookmark your blog and take a look at again right here frequently.
    I am rather sure I will learn plenty of neww stuff rigbt here!

    Good luck for the following!

  2. Spot on with this write-up, I honestly believe that this site
    needs much more attention. I’ll probably be back again to see more,
    thanks for the info!

  3. My partner and I stumbled over here by a different page and thought I should check things
    out. I like what I see so i am just following you.
    Look forward to looking into your web page repeatedly.

  4. This piece of writing is actually a fastidious
    one it helps new internet visitors, who are wishing in favor
    of blogging.

  5. I researched this a little bit in college but it didn’t make sense until now.
    Thank you for the clear and concise info!

    • Thank you for your kind remarks. Pass our web-Page to your friends, family and on your Social networks. The More Readers we have the more I write. we have over 23,000 readers, and want to get to 50k. with your help… JimW

  6. Very good article! We will be linking to this particularly great content on our website.
    Keep up the great writing.

    • Thank you for your kind remarks, please be free to link our site to your website. The more readers we have the more enthusiasm on my end, and so on, and so on. We now have just under 20,000 treader and growing every day, Thanks to you and many others. JimW.

  7. you have such a good sense when you’re writing, please keep doing the good work.

    • Thank you for your kind remarks, please be free to link our site to your website. The more readers we have the more enthusiasm on my end, and so on, and so on. We now have just under 20,000 treader and growing every day, Thanks to you and many others. JimW.

  8. Please let me know if you’re looking for a author for your
    blog. You have some really great posts and I believe I
    would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the
    load off, I’d really like to write some content for your blog
    in exchange for a link back to mine. Please send me an e-mail if interested.

  9. you are truly a good webmaster. The website loading pace
    is incredible. It kind of feels that you are doing any distinctive trick.

    Furthermore, The contents are masterwork. you have done a excellent task on this

  10. It’s great that you are getting thoughts from this piece of writing as well as from our argument made at this time.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: