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Bhuvan Beta version is launched to highlight the growing power of ISRO in the field of 3D visualisation of  Indian images by the superimposition  of  IRS satellite imageries .It is one of its kind satellite-based 3D mapping application that is still in its beta version .Already been called as the Google Earth Killer,Bhuvan has started its campaign on a high note.

Basic features of Bhuvan:

  • Visualisation of  2D and 3D image data along with rich thematic information on Soil, wasteland, water resources etc.
  • Visualise multi-resolution, multi-sensor, multi-temporal image data
  • Superpose administrative boundaries of choice on images as required
  • Visualisation of AWS ( Automatic Weather Stations) data/information in a graphic view and use tabular weather data of user choice
  • Fly to locations ( Flies from the current location directly to the selected location)
  • Heads-Up Display ( HUD) naviation controls ( Tilt slider, north indicator, opacity, compass ring, zoom slider)
  • Navigation using the 3D view Pop-up menu (Fly-in, Fly out, jump in, jump around, view point)
  • 3D Fly through (3D view to fly to locations, objects in the terrain, and navigate freely using the mouse or keyboard)
  • Shadow Analysis (it sets the sun position based on the given time creating shadows and effects the lighting on the terrain)
  • Urban Design Tools (to build roads, junctions and traffic lights in an urban setting)
  • Contour map ( Displays a colorized terrain map and contour lines)
  • Draw tools (Creates simples markers, free hand lines, urban designs) etc.

Though the application runs within the browser as compare to google earth that works on downloadable client.Its still new and there are still some complication in its use .But ISRO team is all set to remove all those hurdles and is determined to create a new history.

HOW TO INSTALL AND DOWNLOAD??

1.Register yourself here

2. Download the plugin

To download the plugin of Bhuvan click here.

3.Then Enter Bhuvan here

The Bhuvan technology will not only challenge the google earth reliablity but also mark the presence of INDIA and ISRO around the globe.

Bhuvan just rocks..

Signing off..

MK 😉

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exploring dehradun

exploring dehradun

Doonsafari.com is a personal weblog that has been created by me with my team members to explore the beauty of dehradun city.Its a humble attempt to connect dehradun city.

The idea came in  my mind to launch a personal weblog for the people of dehradun. Doonsafari is still in its early stage and is progressing gradually.

Doonsafari not only provides information about the schools,colleges,hotels,picnic places,temples,restaurants,institutes etc of dehradun but also strive to figure out the hidden talent that is running in the veins of every dooniacs (dehradun natives).

I know still we have to go a long way to spread our message of connecting doon to every corner of the world.We are determined to bring together all the lovers of dehradun and natives of dehradun from all across the world under one umbrella.

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