[Chimera-users] Stereo Monitors

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Apr 24 11:22:46 PDT 2009

Just a little more detail:  you can switch the camera using the Camera  
tool (under Tools... Viewing Controls) or the "stereo" command, see


On Apr 24, 2009, at 10:53 AM, Greg Couch wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Apr 2009, hsosa at aecom.yu.edu wrote:
>> I was wondering if chimera work with one of these stereo monitors  
>> that
>> split the image into two opposite circularly polarized images (e.g.
>> MIRACUBE G170S) so that  you can use cheap passive glasses, similar  
>> to
>> the disposable ones used in some  movies. Also I'll be interested If
>> anybody has experience using these monitors.  I think they are under
>> $1000 now for  a 17' monitor
>> Best
>> Hernando
> The answer is yes!  You have to use the chimera daily build (this  
> will be
> standard in 1.4) and switch the camera to "row interleaved" stereo.   
> Row
> interleaved stereo works on the Miracube and the Zalman stereo  
> monitors on
> all platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac).  See our tech note on the  
> Miracube at
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/Outreach/technotes/miracube.html>.
> 	Greg Couch
> 	UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

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