31 May '14, 11pm

Satellite imagery app goes mobile: now on iPhone, iPad and Android.

Satellite imagery app goes mobile: now on iPhone, iPad and Android.

The World in Your Hands: Satellite Imagery App Goes Mobile Share Raytheon has released a mobile version of its free VIIRS View app, a program that delivers stunning new satellite pictures of Earth. The app, now available on iTunes and the Google Play Store, allows users to spin a virtual version of the planet. They can see concentrations of chlorophyll in the oceans, check out electric light patterns using Raytheon’s unique day-night band, or simply take in the view on their Android , iPhone or iPad devices. The app’s imagery comes from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the Suomi NPP satellite. The sensor collects data in 22 bands of the electromagnetic spectrum. VIIRS View shows three of these data sets: visible light, the day-night band and chlorophyll concentrations. Users can change the levels of each dataset by adjusting the bars under tiny ...

Full article: http://www.raytheon.com/newsroom/feature/rtn14_viirsapp_i...

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