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30 March 1995 Three-dimensional (3D) stereoscopic X windows
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Proceedings Volume 2409, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.205858
Event: IS&T/SPIE's Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology, 1995, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
All known technologies for displaying 3D-stereoscopic images are more or less incompatible with the X Window System. Applications that seek to be portable must support the 3D-display paradigms of multiple hardware implementations of 3D-stereoscopy. We have succeeded in modifying the functionality of X to construct generic tools for displaying 3D-stereoscopic imagery. Our approach allows for experimentation with visualization techniques and techniques for interacting with these synthetic worlds. Our methodology inherits the extensibility and portability of X. We have demonstrated its applicability in two display hardware paradigms that are specifically discussed.
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Scott A. Safier and Mel Siegel "Three-dimensional (3D) stereoscopic X windows", Proc. SPIE 2409, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems II, (30 March 1995); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.205858
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