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January 25th, 2013
App of the week: Virtual Human Body
What is it? Developed by QA International, this application allows you to explore the human anatomy from head to toe and from skin to bones with a lifelike 3D human model combined with an anatomical dictionary. Locate the various organs in their context, and learn more about their functions.
Best for: Those 12 years and older
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Features: 11 systems of the human body depicted through a lifelike model; over 1000 anatomical structures named and defined; an anatomical dictionary including a textual search engine; the possibility to overlap two systems to better visualize the interrelations between bones, muscles and organs; three display modes; Various points of view on the human body; easy navigation; and much more.