SGCT is a free static cross-platform C++ library for developing OpenGL applications that are synchronized across a cluster of image generating computers (IGs). SGCT is designed to be as simple as possible for the developer and is well suited for rapid prototyping of immersive virtual reality (VR) applications. SGCT can also be used to create planetarium/dome content and can generate fisheye projections. Its also possible to render to file to create extreeme hi-resolution stereoscopic 3D movies.
SGCT supports a variety of stereoscopic formats such as active quad buffered stereoscopy, passive side-by-side stereoscopy, passive over-and-under stereoscopy, checkerboard/DLP/pixel interlaced stereoscopy and anaglyphic stereoscopy. SGCT applications are scalable and use a XML configuration file where all cluster nodes (IGs) and their properties are specified. Therefore there is no need of recompiling an application for different VR setups. SGCT does also support running cluster applications on a single computer for testing purposes.
SGCT is using the following libraries:
SGCT 1.0.0 and later versions are licensed under the a 3-clause BSD license.
Copyright (c) 2012-2014 Miroslav Andel, Linköping University All rights reserved. Contributors: Alexander Fridlund, Alexander Bock, Joel Kronander, Daniel Jönsson For any questions or information about the SGCT project please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 3. Neither the name of the copyright holder nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS ''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
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