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Introduction and Acknowledgements

Extension: SlicerVirtualReality
Acknowledgments: This work was supported by .
Author1: Jean-Baptiste Vimort (Kitware)
Author2: Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin (Kitware)
Contributor1: Csaba Pinter (PerkLab, Queen's University)
Contact: Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin Aucoin,

Kitware, Inc.  
Cancer Care Ontario  
Software Platform and Adaptive Radiotherapy Kit  
Ontario Consortium for Adaptive Interventions in Radiation Oncology  

Extension Description


This extension enables user to interact with a Slicer scene using virtual reality. It integrates the VTK OpenVR module and allow to support devices implementing OpenVR interface.

Use Cases




Panels and their use

This extension allows to modify the scene from Slicer's 3D View (left) and the VR View (right)

Modification of the scene from the 3D View
Modification of the scene from the VR View

Similar Extensions

  • The OpenCVExample extension depends on this module and provides a template for linking and using OpenCV.
  • The Slicer Pathology extension uses the SlicerOpenCV extension


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