Munich, Germany – The symmetry drawing app iOrnament 1.3 is at the same a math game, a creativity app, a relaxation environment, an art app and a teaching tool. The user makes hand drawn input and the app creates intricate symmetric patterns from it by applying mathematical rules of repetition. iOrnament is a newcomer in the app scene and was released in the middle of 2012. Since then it got a constant 4.8 average star rating on the Apple App Store based on many reviews and ratings worldwide. The written reviews on the app store demonstrate that it got a broad user base of creative people of all ages and cultures. Recently its publisher science-to-touch in addition opened a public platform the “Ornament World Exhibition” that allows the users to share their creations in an interactive online viewer.
Based on its popularity enough of its users have contributed to make this math drawing app a nominee in the category “Best Generative Art App” for the Best App Ever Awards 2012. The annual Best App Ever Awards in this year got a record number of more than 700000 nominations. On January 3rd the ten most popular mobile apps in in each of the more than 100 categories were announced. Among them iOrnament. “It is an honor and a surprise likewise” comments the Author Jurgen Richter-Gebert on this nomination. “We did not expect to become that popular in such a short period of time, in particular, since we so far never had the luck to enter one of the New and Noteworthy slots on the Apple App Store.”
The purpose of the Best App Ever Awards is to raise user awareness about the best apps available, not just the top selling titles. The decisions for the final round of the awards are determined by an internet voting procedure. Voting is open until the end of January.
English and German
* Compatible with iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 34.9 MB
Prizing and Availability:
iOrnament 1.3 is $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the iTunes App Store in the Education category.
Located in Munich, Germany, Science-to-touch was founded in 2012 by Jurgen Richter-Gebert, mathematics professor and expert in geometry and visualization. It is a collection of projects which are aimed at interactive visualization of science. The basic philosophy behind the project is that visualization and interactivity makes science accessible, understandable and fun. The iOrnament App is the first release of Science-to-touch. Science-to-touch tries to provide high quality content that helps to get in touch with various interesting topics. All projects should be equally creative, informative and accessible. Copyright (C) 2012 Science-to-touch. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.