Blitzortung Lightning Monitor

Blitzortung Lightning Monitor

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Simple to use map based application visualizing real time full area lightning data provided by the blitzortung.org lightning location network project. The current thunderstorm situation at your fingertips.

Feature summary:
- realtime display of lightning data
- display of historical lightning data of the last 24 hours
- for regions Europe, North & South America, Asia, Africa and Australia/New Zealand
- lightning strike time color coded
- reduced data volume and fast response
- current lightning strike time and lightning count
- optional user location display
- alarm function shows distance/direction of storms
- alarm background service
- support for notifications and vibration alarm
- single stroke display for blitzortung.org participants

Please visit http://www.blitzortung.org for more information regarding the community based lightning location project. http://www.blitzortung.org.

The raster display ensures a fast performance of the application even if there is a very high thunderstorm activity. Blitzortung.org participants can visualize all stroke locations individually.

If you would like to contribute to a translation of the software in your language, please do not hesitate to contact the author of the software.

Note to Australian/US west coast users: The blitzortung.org network is currently concentrated on the eastern part of the continent. If you would like to help to extend the coverage to other parts of Australia/South America/Asia/Africa, please participate in the blitzortung.org network. Further information can be found here http://blitzortung.org/Webpages/index.php?page=2. Thank you!

Project Repository: https://github.com/wuan/bo-android

Using the GPS location provider in combination with the background service can lead to high battery use. Please use the network or the passive location provider for background operation.

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Recently changed in this version

Version 1.3.6:
- threshold for stroke count per area

Version 1.3.5:
- added new regions South America, Asia and Africa
- added quick settings menu (tap on legend)
- fixed missing legend updates
- port to gradle build
- czech translation

Version 1.3.4:
- fixed various errors
- accelerated backend service

Version 1.3.2:
- fixed NPE

Version 1.3.1:
- do not require location manager, when not active


Comments and ratings for Blitzortung Lightning Monitor
  • (67 stars)

    by mike wilson on 21/05/2015

    I work outside love this app

  • (67 stars)

    by karthik csc on 14/05/2015

    India missing

  • (67 stars)

    by Jeff Cristofono on 10/05/2015

    Nice work, lots of control over how location is determined, intervals, alarm notifications.

  • (67 stars)

    by Mr. Bruce Arkwright, Jr. on 10/05/2015

    Like it shows past history, but can it show current hits?

  • (67 stars)

    by Clancy A on 09/05/2015

    Slow, lags.

  • (67 stars)

    by Pat carter on 06/05/2015

    Awesome

  • (67 stars)

    by Wilton Acker on 06/05/2015

    Very clunky hard to understand kept making the screen dark could not see the information displayed

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