[chimera-dev] warped dome

Dougherty, Matthew T matthewd at bcm.edu
Mon Jun 16 18:46:17 PDT 2014

I was able to fish out the Paul Bourke warp dome python code from blender.
I should be able to get it into a form that could be put into chimera.
Would like to discuss how this might be passed off into official releases.

Also, the material science lab at Carnegie Mellon is replicating my 9ft lab dome, which uses spherical mirror to create the warped dome.
The full fisheye is critical for getting chimera output into regular permanent planetariums doing animation.
The warp dome would be critical for interactive lab research.
As an aside, Marc DeGraef has also been developing and HDF5 format for their EM & Xray datasets.

Matthew Dougherty
National Center for Macromolecular Imaging
Baylor College of Medicine

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