SAMP Software

This page lists released and experimental software which is known to use the SAMP protocol. Please amend the list if you have more up to date information.

SAMP Infrastructure

astropy.vo.samp
SAMP hub implementation and client toolkit in AstroPy 0.4 and later (previously SAMPy by Luigi Paioro)
JSAMP
Java hub implementation and client toolkit (MarkTaylor)
sampjs
JavaScript toolkit for sending messages from web pages using Web Profile (SAMP 1.3)
WebSampConnector
Java applet toolkit for sending messages from web pages using Standard Profile
Perl SAMP
Perl hub implementation and client toolkit (AlasdairAllan) Not actively maintained

Applications which can talk SAMP

This list is not comprehensive, but lists a number of tools which are known to use SAMP. Contributions are welcome.

TOPCAT
GUI table manipulation tool - version 3.4 and later uses SAMP (MarkTaylor)
Aladin
Interactive sky atlas - version 6 and later uses SAMP (ThomasBoch)
SAMP extension for IDL
Demonstrated to work, should be released in future (ThomasBoch)
SAMP extension for PyRAF
Demonstrated to work, might possibly be released in future (ThomasBoch)
STILTS
Command-line table manipulation tool - version 2.0-2 and later can output tables using SAMP (MarkTaylor)
World Wide Telescope
Microsoft's sky visualization application - public Solstice Beta sends/receives VOTables (Jonathan Fay)
SkyView
The released SkyView CLI can broadcast image creation events when it generates resampled images. (TomMcGlynn)
Specfind comparison tool
version 1.2 uses SAMP (BriceGassmann)
SAOImage DS9
Image/catalog viewer tool - version 5.6 uses SAMP (Bill Joye, CfA)
JSky/JSkyCat
Image/catalog viewer GUI toolkit/application (Allan Brighton, for ESO)
SPLAT-VO
Spectrum analysis application - v3.9-0 uses SAMP to exchange spectra and SSA result tables (Peter Draper, JACH)
VOPlot
VOTable plotting application/applet - version 1.5 uses SAMP (VO-India)
VOPlatform
Application/data launcher (VO-India)
VODesktop
AstroGrid's VO tool uses SAMP at versions 1.2.3.1 and later. (NoelWinstanley, AstroGrid)
GAIA
Interactive image analysis tool - versions from the Nanahope (July 2009) Starlink release and later use SAMP (Peter Draper)
VirGO
ESO archive browser - versions from 1.4.4 use SAMP (FabienChereau)
VOSpec
Spectrum analysis tool - versions from 5.5 use SAMP (ESA)
Period04
Time Series analysis application - versions from 1.2.0 use SAMP (Patrick Lenz)
tapsh
A database query shell for TAP (Markus Demleitner)
FITS Manager
Application for managing local FITS files (China-VO)
ASPRO2
Complete observation preparation tool for optical interferometers (JMMC)
LITpro
Model fitting software for data obtained from various stellar optical interferometers (JMMC)
SearchCal
Calibrator selection tool for long baseline optical interferometric observations (JMMC)
Seleste
TAP client (CfA)
VODb
Database access tool (Roy Henderson)
HIPE
The Herschel Interactive Processing Environment for data reduction and analysis uses SAMP (Stephan Ott)
CASSIS
Interactive spectrum analyser (IRAP-UPS/CNRS)
AMDA
Web-based space physics data analysis tool and database (CDPP)
3DView
3D visualization tool for planetary environments and data (CDPP)
TREPS
Web-based tool for coordinate system transformations in planetary sciences (CDPP)
APIS
Auroral Planetary Imaging and Spectroscopy database web page (LESIA)
Cartes du Ciel
Sky chart software with telescope control, talks SAMP since v3.10

Other Resources

VO Application Registry
More carefully curated list of some SAMP applications with detailed metadata (JMMC, for use with AppLauncher)
Topic revision: r34 - 2014-09-27 - MarkTaylor
 
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