[Chimera-users] Chimera and Nvidia 3D vision
gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Apr 20 12:11:32 PDT 2010
We have some stereo notes hidden with the installation instructions that
need to be more prominent -- see
<http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/1.4.1/stereo.html>. But to summarize,
you'll need a NVidia Quadro card. See the "NVIDIA 3D Vision for
Quadro" information at
On 4/19/2010 11:16 AM, Thomas Goddard wrote:
> Hi Joern,
> The Chimera developer who knows this best, Greg Couch, is out today.
> But in the past he has said that Chimera requires a Quadro card to
> work with the Nvidia lcd glasses because only the quadro cards support
> stereo-in-a-window that Chimera uses. We have those glasses with a
> Quadro card and some version of Windows and a 120Hz Samsung flat-panel
> monitor and the stereo is the best I've seen -- bright and no
> ghosting. The non-quadro cards do only full-screen stereo used by
> video games.
>> Hi there,
>> I am wondering if anyone of you knows if I can use my
>> Nvidia GTX295 together with the 3D vision glasses and a
>> Samsung SyncMaster 120Hz screen to view 3D in Chimera using
>> a Debian Lenny or a Windows 7 OS.
>> About two years ago, Nvidia said they will support Unix systems
>> with their glasses. However, up to now there is no news about that.
>> Do you have any idea or even a way to get 3D on in Chimera using the
>> hardware above ?
>> Many thanks. Cheers,
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