Video Wall

The visualization facility in the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building includes state-of-the-art devices and computational resources that greatly benefit interdisciplinary biomedical imaging research, featuring a large interactive 3D (stereoscopic) visualization environment, which enables collaborative visual data exploration, algorithm interaction applications, interactive modeling of objects, and virtual reality visualization.


  • 13x6 feet video wall consists of 12 46" passive 3D panels producing combined resolution of 5464x2304
    • Driven by Windows computer with dual Intel Xeon processors, 128GB RAM, and 3 Nvidia Quadro video cards
    • Connected to 10 ceiling-mounted motion tracking cameras (OptiTrack Flex 13) providing 6 DoF tracking
  • Visualization workstations: 2 Linux, 1 Windows
    • Intel Xeon processor, 128GB RAM, Nvidia Quadro video card
    • 29" ultrawide computer monitor as well as 55" active 3D HDTV
    • Desktop motion tracking camera (OptiTrack V120:Trio)

Available Applications

  • Motive:Tracker by OptiTrack -- rigid body 6 DoF motion tracking
  • 3D Slicer -- medical image informatics, image processing, and three-dimensional visualization
  • ParaView -- data analysis and visualization
  • Other applications can be installed on request