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Stereoscoptic Vision



Our software supports stereoscoptic vision using devices such as the Planar system (www.Planar3d.com) You can use either the mirror system with two monitors or the Nvidia 3D vision kit with the IR emitter and shutter glasses with a single monitor such as the Planar SA2311W23 or SamSung Model 2233RZ or equivalent. We recommend the nvidia quadro fx 580 graphics card or higher for this function. If using the IR Emitter and shutter glasses, the nvidia quadro fx 3700 or higher with the DIN connector will be a bit better. Below are instructions to set up the nvidia card for stereo for Windows and Linux.

Within the programs, when you have a 3D room view, under "Frame Control" select "Options..." and then turn on stereo. If the Stereo option is grayed out, then you did not get a stereo visual. Review set up of your graphics card. See also Stereo in the user's manual for System2100 under section "3D Views".


Below are instructions for the Planar mirror system, and then for the single monitor with the Nvidia 3D vision kit. We have had to reboot the computer after making the selections on the Nvidia driver control, in spite of having hit the "apply" button.

Windows
Planar Mirror System Right click the desk top and select Nvidia control panel or select the same from the Control Panel. Select set up multiple displays:



Check mark both monitors.



Right click on the 2nd monitor and select as clone:



You will then see the two cloned together:



Then select Manage 3D Settings and enable stereo and Use nView Clone mode:





Nvidia 3D Vision Kit with a single monitor. Right click the desk top and select Nvidia control panel or select the same from the Control Panel. On the control planel select "Manage 3D Settings". Select Stereo On, and "Stereo-Display Mode" "On-board DIN Connector (with Nvidia 3D Vision)" for Nvidia quadro fx board with the DIN connector for a direct connection of the IR emitter to the graphics board. Otherwise select "Generic active stereo (with Nvidia 3D Vision)" if the IR emitter is connected by means of the USB connection. After hitting the "Apply" button, you will still have to reboot the computer. Bring up the driver again and check that the settings are still there. Try running the program in a command prompt window. After starting the program you should see "stereo enabled" written out as shown below:

"Use Open GL and X for 3D displays with visual depth of 24
single buffered stereo enabled"

If not, the program has not gotten a stereo visual and you will not have stereo. The program uses single buffer. [You might also need to download and install from Nvidia the "3D Vision USB Driver for Quadro" if your graphics board does not have the DIN connector. But the last time we tried this we did not have to do so after loading the driver.]

You must also select 120 hz for the refresh rate.


Linux
For the Planar mirror system. You need to make the following selections in xorg.conf:

Option "Stereo" "4"
Option "TwinView" "True"
Option "TwinViewOrientation" "clone"
Option "AllowDFPStereo" "True"

With nvidia-xconfig you can use the command arguments (all on one /ine or do one at a time or use the continuation (\):
sudo nvidia-xconfig
-stereo=4
-allow-dfp-stereo
-twinview
-twinview-orientation=Clone

You will have to reboot the computer.


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