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syGlass View is a free version of syGlass that is redefining the communication of scientific data.

Explore image volumes provided by scientists and educators around the world in virtual reality.



MouseLight data from neuron browser works in syGlass View!

Choose the SWC data set you would like to view and download the json file.

Simply drag and drop your json file onto the syGlass View application window to load the data into syGlass.

Enjoy exploring!


Required Hardware

Operating System: Windows 10

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or better

RAM: 4GB or more

Bluetooth (Windows Mixed Reality only)

Supported VR Systems

• HTC Vive and Vive Pro

• Oculus Rift with Touch controllers

• Windows Mixed Reality

○ HP, Dell, Samsung, Acer, Lenovo

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What is syGlass View?

syGlass View is a free version of syGlass that allows for the exploration of a curated set of image volumes provided by researchers and educators.

Where does the data come from?

syGlass customers publish the data sets that are available in syGlass View. If you are interested in communicating your own data too, contact us to learn more.

What’s the benefit scientific communication in VR?

Virtual reality allows users to process information in a fraction of the time. Spend less time trying to comprehend 3D structures in two dimensions, and more time gaining valuable insights into the data.

Do I need a VR headset?

Exploring image volumes is faster and more natural in virtual reality. However, syGlass View also has a desktop viewer that does not require a VR headset.