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[IDV #MKR-443485]: stereo support on idv 5.0



Hi Al,

The Java 3D API, currently maintained in limited capacity (at best), has fewer
and fewer open-source contributors as the years pass. Therefore, I am not
terribly optimistic this will ever see the light of day again. Nevertheless, the
mailing list thread referenced below does have some new information concerning
this topic as of last year though requiring workarounds that would have to be
tested with the IDV.

Best,

Unidata IDV Support



> Hi IDV support,
> Just checking in again on the IDV stereo issue. I have downloaded the
> latest version (IDV 5.3), but still cannot get stereo to work. I can still
> get stereo using IDV 4.1, but no version since then has functioned
> correctly in stereo mode. Has there been progress on the J3D front?
> Thanks for your support.
> -Al Hermann
> 
> address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Albert,
> >
> > Sorry about that.
> >
> > Overly liberal use of copy and paste.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> >
> > > Hi support,
> > > Thanks much for pursuing this. Just noting that I am not Brett (but I
> > think
> > > he is another user interested in the same issue)
> > > -Al Hermann
> > >
> > > address@hidden> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Brett,
> > > >
> > > > As I understand this issue, the problem lies with bugs in the
> > java.awt. I
> > > > have
> > > > posted messages to the Java 3D and awt-dev lists hoping to revive the
> > > > discussion
> > > > and ultimately find a solution.
> > > >
> > > > http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/awt-dev/2014-
> > December/008787.html
> > > > http://forum.jogamp.org/Java3D-stereo-td4029914.html
> > > >
> > > > Best,
> > > >
> > > > Unidata IDV Support
> > > >
> > > > > Hello IDV support,
> > > > >
> > > > > I am a longtime fan of idv, and have frequently used it for
> > > > > stereo-immersive rendering of surfaces via Windows PC. I recently
> > > > > downloaded version 5.02 of idv, and found the stereo feature no
> > longer
> > > > > works. I have used the same procedure as in prior versions, that is,
> > set
> > > > > enableStereo=true in the idv.bat file. My older version (idv 4.1)
> > > > continues
> > > > > to work well in stereo, so I am not sure what has changed. I did
> > find in
> > > > > the recent archives that IDV support stated the following:
> > > > >
> > > > > "...the enableStereo information is passed to the J3d layer and not
> > > > > much control
> > > > > in the IDV interface."
> > > > >
> > > > > Is this broken feature an obscure java 3d issue?
> > > > >
> > > > > For the time being I will continue to use 4.1, but would of course
> > like
> > > > to
> > > > > upgrade if stereo can be fixed for 5.0
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks for any additional information or suggested fixes.
> > > > >
> > > > > -Al Hermann
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Ticket Details
> > > > ===================
> > > > Ticket ID: MKR-443485
> > > > Department: Support IDV
> > > > Priority: Normal
> > > > Status: Open
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: MKR-443485
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> >
> >
> 
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Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: MKR-443485
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open
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