Printed from http://www.electronista.com

EarthBrowser 3.0: Doppler, browser, Northern Lights

updated 12:05 am EDT, Tue May 6, 2008

EarthBrowser 3.0 available

Lunar Software has released EarthBrowser 3.0, an update to the real-time three dimensional model of the earth that offers continuously updated global information. The software renders a virtual representation of the earth along with a large variety of current data, including new Doppler Radar and Northern Lights overlays, animated weather model forecasts from NOAA, and more. Animated weather model forecasts from the NOAA are continuously updated for the entire world, and include datasets for Precipitation, Snowfall, Temperature, Pressure, Humidity, Wind Speed/Direction and more.

Leveraging Adobe's AIR framework for bringing internet rich applications to the desktop, users can easily rotate and magnify the globe to give a distant or close up view of the earth from space. Users can explore, investigate and research information about the entire world using a variety of internet resources.

Version 3.0 offers seamless web integration -- with an embedded browser -- for location-based information and user-based bookmarks. The new bookmarks enable users to create, store and share your own links, placemarks and photos.

In addition, users can create, load and share information in the industry standard KML format as well as view arthquake data from the USGS and volcano information from the Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program.

The shareware EarthBrowser 3.0 requires Mac OS X 10.4 and requires Adobe AIR (automatically installed). Upgrade from version 2.x are $20, while the version is priced at $30 and includes two years of upgrades and support.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fro ...

Polk Audio 4 Shot headset

Sound quality and design are two of the biggest areas of focus for manufacturers when coming up with a new gaming headset. Depending o ...

Patriot Supersonic Phoenix USB 3.0 drive

USB thumb drives aren't the end all solutions for data transfer and traveling needs. Sometimes people want something with a little mor ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News