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Re: Bug#705285: ITP: jhelioviewer -- Visualization software for solar image



On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 03:52:02PM +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Mathieu Malaterre <malat@debian.org>
> 
> * Package name    : jhelioviewer
>   Version         : 2.2.1
>   Upstream Author : Daniel Mueller
> * URL             : http://jhelioviewer.org
> * License         : MPL 1.1
>   Programming Lang: Java
>   Description     : Visualization software for solar image

This software looks very cool indeed!

> 
>  JHelioviewer is visualization software for solar image data based on the JPEG
>  2000 compression standard. JPEG 2000 offers many useful new features and has

Erm, JPEG? I don't care how it gets to my machine, just that I get
awesome images of the sun!

>  the potential to revolutionize the way high-resolution image data are
>  disseminated and analyzed. The JPEG 2000 Interactive Protocol (JPIP) enables
>  serving data in a highly compressed, quality-progressive,
>  region-of-interest-based stream. These features minimize the data volume
>  transmitted while maximizing its usability. This is especially relevant for
>  solar physics since NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has started providing
>  more than a terabyte of image data per day.

I'd perhaps add more about the software it's self here, I'm interested
in using it -- sell it to me!

> 
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Cheers,
  Paul

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