Lab Set-Up

Building a stereo psychophysics system

Here, you can find quite detailed records about how I’ve set up my lab. I’ve put these here for several reasons. First, in setting up my stereo rig, I was greatly helped by input from colleagues, and by information I found on the web. So I thought I would reciprocate by making available all the solutions I found. This forms a kind of step-by-step guide for anyone who’s interested in doing something similar. Second, these documents form a useful resource for students in my lab, explaining how everything works. Finally, I’m keen to get feedback from more experienced vision researchers. If you have any useful input for me, reckon I’ve said something incorrect, or know a better solution than the one I’ve adopted, please let me know!

Basic issues

A long explanation of the issues I considered when choosing the display technology and design of my stereo rig. This document includes sections on designing a stereo rig and companies which supply complete passive stereo projection solutions.

New stereo rig, 2008

In 2008 we took delivery of a new stereo projection system from Virtalis. Its performance is documented in this section.


First stereo rig, 2005-7

An account of my first stereo set-up, using Matrix 2500 projectors from Christie Digital. I’ve documented the interocular cross-talk (ghosting), brightness inhomogeneity (hotspotting), luminance linearisation (gamma correction), image alignment, checking the synchronisation, and so on.

Notes on some general issues



Notes on the following using Matlab and the Psychophysics Toolbox

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