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External Libraries

This page contains information about the different libraries that OpenTracker or modules of it depend on.

Required Libraries

  • Xerces - A validating XML parser library for C++ and Java, developed by the Apache project. OpenTracker uses this library to parse it's configuration files. Always use the latest version !
  • ACE - The Adaptive Communication Environment, a wrapper library that provides platform independent access to system resources, such as network sockets, threads, shared memory. Always use the latest version !

Additional Libraries for Device Support

  • ARToolkit - The ARToolkit is a library to track the location of fiducial markers within a space captured by a video camera. This library is necessary to make the ARToolKitModule work.
    It uses DirectShow to access any kind of video cameras. Make sure to use the new ARVideoLib version!
    Set the environment variable ARTOOLKITROOT to the directory so that the build system can find it.
  • ARToolkitPlus - ARToolkitPlus is a C++ based, optimized and extended version on ARToolKitlibrary within a space captured by a video camera. This library is necessary to make the ARToolKitPlusModule work.
    For Windows platforms you can download the newest version at the OpenTracker download page.
    It uses DirectShow to access any kind of video cameras. Make sure to use the new ARVideoLib version!
    Set the environment variable ARTOOLKITPLUSROOT to the directory so that the build system can find it.
  • UserPort - A WindowsNT/2000 device driver that allows access to I/O ports. This is required by the ParButtonModule to access the parallel port. You need to allow access to the I/O ports of the parallel port you want to use, this is the same address you configure in the module.
  • Wintab - a generic API to graphics tablets, supported by most graphic tablet producers. This is required by the WacomGraphireModule.
  • Microsoft Speech SDK - this is required for the SpeechModule. The currently used version is 5.1.
  • P5Glove - driver libraries for the Essential Reality P5 Glove. You will have to register with their developer program to download the SDK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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