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



Hi Al,

Can you explain what "frame-flipping stereo" is?

Apart from that, I will bring this topic up at our next telecon with SSEC.

Best,

Unidata IDV Support

> Hi Support,
> Thanks for the tip, but I get the same result as before, that is, IDV 5.3
> opens but yields no frame-flipping stereo. I did install IDV 4.1 on my
> latest Windows10 desktop (with it's embedded vidad.jar), and it works fine
> in stereo.
> Any more suggestions are most welcome.
> Best,
> Al Hermann
> 
> address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Al,
> >
> > This is a huge shot in the dark since I have no hardware to test this
> > feature on
> > and even if I did, I may not have any other ideas, but here goes. At this
> > URL,
> >
> > https://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/entry/show?entryid=
> > 484d181e-5358-4453-8166-cb6b191d31a2
> >
> > you will find a visad.jar file. This is a one-off visad.jar that replaces
> > the
> > Canvas3D with the WrappedCanvas3D referenced in the forum discussion.
> > Please
> > download that file and the latest stable version of the IDV. Once the IDV
> > has
> > been installed, inside the IDV directory (wherever it was installed) you
> > will
> > find a visad.jar. Please replace that visad.jar file with the one you just
> > downloaded.
> >
> > At this point, make the modifications to the runIDV script to run in
> > stereo. (I
> > assume you know how to do this since you do it for 4.1.)
> >
> > What happens???
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> >
> >
> > > Thanks! I have continued to use immersive 3D with IDV 4.1 for scientific
> > > outreach at high schools, museums and conferences, through a portable
> > > system (laptop, external graphics card enclosure, 3D projector,
> > > shutterglasses). It is a great outreach tool, which really grabs the
> > > attention of the audience. It would be great to deploy the latest
> > features
> > > of IDV 5 (the enhanced float tracking capabilities in particular) on this
> > > portable immersive system.
> > > -Al Hermann
> > >
> > > address@hidden> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Al,
> > > >
> > > > We will bring this topic up at our next Unidata/SSEC teleconference to
> > see
> > > > if
> > > > the workaround suggested in
> > > > http://forum.jogamp.org/Java3D-stereo-td4029914i20.html can be
> > > > incorporated into
> > > > VisAD.
> > > >
> > > > Best,
> > > >
> > > > Unidata IDV Support
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Hi support,
> > > > > Thanks for the prompt response. Does this mean that you will be
> > testing
> > > > > those workarounds, or is it up to the user (me) to test them (and if
> > so,
> > > > is
> > > > > this feasible with the present download of IDV)? I am not conversant
> > in
> > > > > java myself, but may have some local colleagues who could help me
> > > > decipher
> > > > > the process.
> > > > > -Al Hermann
> > > > >
> > > > > address@hidden> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > 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
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: MKR-443485
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open
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