3D Vision End of Life - FAQ

Updated 09/29/2021 01:11 PM

3D Vision End of Life - FAQ

NVIDIA announced it is no longer supporting 3D Vision. What does this mean?

Hardware: NVIDIA is no longer selling the 3D Vision emitters and glasses.

Drivers: R418 graphics drivers will be the last driver to contain the 3D Vision driver package. The R418 branch will be supported until January 2020.

In addition, NVIDIA will decouple the 3D Vision USB driver from the graphics driver. NVIDIA will provide the 3D Vision USB driver package as a separate installer on NVIDIA.com moving forward - see Quadro Advance Options. This will allow users to upgrade the graphics driver while continuing to use the standalone 3D Vision USB driver.

Without 3D Vision, will NVIDIA Quadro GPUs still support OpenGL Quad-buffered Stereo?

Absolutely YES. OpenGL Quad-buffered Stereo is not affected by changes to the 3D Vision driver.

Will NVIDIA resolve issues or provide user support related to 3D Vision in future drivers?

NVIDIA will no longer actively update the 3D Vision package after the R418 driver branch. R418 branch will be supported until January 2020

For critical security issues we will provide an update if needed.

Will existing third party emitters and glasses work with drivers that don’t support 3D Vision?

All third party stereo emitters and glasses that use the 3 pin mini-din connector will continue to work with Quadro graphics boards that support the optional stereo bracket.

If you are interested in a support of a particular vendor hardware, please send an email to Quadro3DVision@NVIDIA.com

I currently use a 3D Vision display for desktop stereo, what are some of my options moving forward for alternative hardware?

We are working with Volfoni and several display manufacturers to enable active stereo on several flat panels with the same quality of experience provided by 3D Vision.

We are planning to support the following displays with Volfoni Edge RF glasses:

  • AOC AG273QCG
  • HP Omen X25
  • Acer XN253Q
  • Acer XN253Q X
  • HP Omen X27
  • Dell S2417DG
  • Acer Z271U

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