Not really 10 years - but a classic anyway

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Mon Jan 28 14:49:17 2002

On Jan 28, 13:28, Ram Meenakshisundaram wrote:
> Hi,
> I picked up a VFX1 virtual reality headset from ebay at a killer price.
> Now the problem with the VFX1 is that the interface card is limited to
> only 640x480x256 colors, whereas the VFX1 helmet can run in 16bit or
> truecolor. To get stereoscopic mode, the VFX1 uses interlaced video to
> send
> even lines to one LCD and odd lines to the other LCD. What would it
> take to
> tap the VGA output and somehow determine which lines are even and which
> lines
> are odd and feed it to the helment directly? This is similar to the way
> a TV works.

This is very similar to the way LCD shutter glasses like CrystalEyes work.
 Try a web search for that?

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Mon Jan 28 2002 - 14:49:17 GMT

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