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Product specifications
Extend your live NexStorm lightning data to the web, receive alert push notifications on your mobile and more!

StormVue V3 is an evolution of StormVue NGX and our latest flagship data sharing software suite for NexStorm. Three applications and a support PHP script are included:
  • StormVue Data Server V3
  • StormVue GEN-3 advanced web display client
  • StormStation 5 mobile optimized web display client
  • Vortex.php data processing script

While the main objective is live lightning data visualization on the web, StormVue V3 also includes several other features that can be useful in different types of use cases:

 ✅ Close lightning alarm e-mail and Telegram push notifications
 ✅ NexStorm polar coordinates to Lat/Long conversion
 ✅ Real-time data to JSON replication
 ✅ SQLite3 database archiving

⭐StormVue GEN-3 advanced web display client leverages cutting edge web technology with hardware accelerated graphics to provide for unparallelled performance and user experience.

⭐The web display is fully interactive with user selectable map zoom, display modes, replay, sound settings and customizable close alarm. These features ensure that your website audience stays informed about ongoing and potentially hazardous lightning activity in your area.
Feel out StormVue GEN-3 on our demo page
This is a user interface demo page with no live data!
⭐StormVue GEN-3 is a Javascript application and uses WebGL libraries for super-efficient hardware accelerated graphics rendering. Live lightning data is sourced from the Data Server application which runs alongside NexStorm on Windows.

🔥🔥 In StormVue GEN-3 - Storm display mode, the new VirtuaCB™ feature will render mini-Cumulonimbus clouds on tracked thunderstorm locations and emulate real world in-cloud and cloud to ground lightning as it is detected by NexStorm.

⭐The Data Server runs alongside NexStorm and will continuously upload the most recent lightning data to the Internet or a shared network location, enabling a fast 4 second update rate.

🔥🔥 A new Data Server upload mode and the included vortex.php processing script provides a secure uploading alternative to FTP. Vortex.php can optionally also serve data to StormVue GEN-3 app. (requires PHP support on website)

⭐With StormVue V3 you can track and analyze lightning online as it happens!

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⭐Your website users have complete freedom to set up their individual StormVue GEN-3 user interface preferences. All configurable settings are saved locally on the user's PC and reloaded on their next visit.
StormVue GEN-3 settings
⭐With the release of StormVue NGX version 2.0 a new web display client, StormStation 5 was introduced. A bit less interactive than StormVue GEN-3 but great for tracking lightning on mobile devices using high quality third party maps.

StormStation 5
⭐StormStation 5 is built on top of the open source Leaflet.js mapping library. A number of different background map styles are available in the default configuration and additional styles can be added easily.
Some words from a few StormVue users:

- We have been running the current version of StormVue NGX without a hitch here in Tulsa, OK. We have very active storms and the software, coupled with the LD-350 has been FANTASTIC! Everyone raves about it here at our facility. - M.S.

- I installed this, not even really knowing what it was. But I am glad I did. Great work! - D.B.

- I'm getting good comments from my users of NGX. An excellent piece of software. - N.P.

- Your products show your efforts and are most excellent. Please keep up the great work. - W.S.
⚡ StormVue GEN-3 key features ⚡
  • Real-time lightning display over a network
  • No server-side scripting required
  • User interface with options and moveable dialogs
  • Multiple map zoom levels with user controlled zoom
  • User interface, close alarm and strike alert sounds
  • Close alarm can be configured to cover areas off-center
  • Strike plot, cluster, or storm location display modes
  •  Animated strike impacts for easier locating on map
  •  VirtuaCB™ fractally generated lightning emulation
  • User configurable preferences are retained
  • 2 hour strike rate graph with peak rate indicator
  • Scalable size, easily adapt to any web page design

⚡ StormVue Data Server key features ⚡
  •  PHP script upload mode, a secure FTP alternative
  • Instant user help documentation access via F1 key
  • Continuous FTP connection for improved security
  • Rate limiter and idle disconnect to reduce bandwith usage
  • Coordinate conversion from NexStorm polar to Lat/Lon
  • SQLite3 database storage of all lightning data
  • Alert and all-clear e-mails for close lightning
  • Close storm alerting and all clear via Telegram
  • Arduino friendly, external hardware interfacing option

⚡ System requirements ⚡
  • Windows PC with Microsoft .NET 4.6.1 (Win 8/10)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 redistributable
  • Internet connection, minimum 2 MBit/s upstream
  • NexStorm version 1.9 or later. NexStorm Lite not supported
  • A website or web server, optionally with PHP support
  • StormVue GEN-3: OpenGL compatible PC, modern web browser (MS Edge, FireFox, Chrome etc.)
  • Data uploads: website with FTP or PHP support
  • Data copy: local or shared network disk
  • Internet connection required for license activation

⚡ Recommended skill sets ⚡
  • StormVue GEN-3 and StormStation 5 are web applications and require a basic understanding of how websites work and are configured. Our support does not include installation help. This is fully covered in the online help documentation

⚡ What's included in the package ⚡
  • StormVue GEN-3 advanced web display client
  • Data Server add-on for NexStorm (Windows application)
  •  vortex.php - an FTP upload alternative
  • Online Help documentation
  • Software support and free upgrades
  • StormStation 5 download available in Data Server menu options

⚠️ Note on upgrading from earlier versions
Existing users can upgrade free of charge. Please ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements described on the associated online help page.

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