LMI: Software


The Lowell Observatory Instrument Software (LOIS) modular control system is described by Taylor et al. 2004. Major modifications were recently made to improve its robustness and operation across networks, with the user interface now on a separate platform-independent Java application known as the Lowell Observatory User Interface (LOUI). This has proven very reliable with the NASA42 Cam at the 1.1-m telescope, and is in use for running HIPO on Sofia.

Some enhancement and changes for LMI were necessary: