Lighting and Time

Some keen Doarama™ users have noticed time related enhancements to the viewer. Not only has the sun finally come out of hiding, but new under the menu is a Dynamic Lighting flag. Dynamic Lighting can be used to light the landscape based on the sun position. For more detail on how this works, check out the Cesium blog post.

Also, the local time of the activity is now displayed within the stats readout e.g. 05:48:16 (UTC +10). This new feature uses a timezone lookup provided by There is also the option to view this with and without daylight savings under the menu.

Originally published at on November 7, 2014.