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A common interface for stereo viewing in various environments
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a graphical software infrastructure for stereo display. It enables the development of low-cost/short development cycle stereo applications that are portable - not only across platforms, but across display types as well. Moreover, it allows not just images but entire GUI's (Graphics User Interface) to be displayed in stereo consistently across many platforms. Java Advanced Display Infrastructure for Stereo (JADIS) provides a common interface for displaying GUI components in stereo using either specialized stereo display hardware (e.g. liquid crystal shutter or polarized glasses) or anaglyph display (red/blue glasses) on standard computer displays. An application using this toolkit will work without modification in either environment, allowing stereo software to reach a wider audience (anaglyphs) without sacrificing high-quality display on dedicated hardware. JADIS has been released as Open Source and is available via the Open Channel foundation website[1]. It has been integrated into several applications for stereo viewing and processing of data acquired by current and future NASA Mars surface missions (e.g. Mars Exploration Rover (MER), Phoenix Lander, Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)).

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2009
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7237, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XX, 72371R (19 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.805969
Show Author Affiliations
Oleg Pariser, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Robert G. Deen, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7237:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XX
Andrew J. Woods; Nicolas S. Holliman; John O. Merritt, Editor(s)

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