Processing, visualizing, and storing laser scanner and point cloud data is intensive work for all computer components when running SCENE. The more 3D stereographic rendering you do, the more processing and graphics display power, internal memory,and storage space you will need to work efficiently. SCENE system requirements ranging from minimal to maximal appear in many documents about SCENE.
The purpose of this article to unify all the ranging requirements into one comprehensive set to provide guidance when selecting a computer to run SCENE.Ultimately, if you plan to use 3D stereographic rendering and virtual reality features, you will need the Recommended system described below.
Before you install the latest version of SCENE, check that your system meets the minimum system requirements. Refer to the table below for minimum and recommended requirements.
|Accessories||Mouse with two buttons and a scroll wheel||3D Connexion Space Mouse with latest drivers (setting described in the User Manual)
Network card is required for licensing SCENE
|Dedicated Graphics Card||OpenGL 4.1 or higher, at least 4 GB memory
For VR rendering and Viewing:
NVIDIA 1060GTX or similar
|Open GL 4.1, at least 16 GB memory
For Stereoscopic Rendering and Viewing:
For VR Rendering and Viewing:
NVIDIA 1080GTX or similar
|Hard Disk||512 GB Solid State Drive||1 TB Solid State Drive + Regular HDD|
|Internet Connection||SCENE licensing and sharing scan data with colleagues require an internet connection.|
|Main Memory||At least 32 GB RAM||64 GB RAM|
|Operating Systems||Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or higher (64-bit)||Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)|
|Processor||Quad-core, with at least 2-GHz (for example, Intel Core i7)||8 physical cores (for example, Intel Core i7, Core i9 or Xeon)
|1366 x 768||
1920 x 1080
A 4K display is not currently recommended.
3D headset: Oculus Rift or HTC Vive with Touch Controllers
|3D headset: Oculus Rift or HTC Vive with Touch Controllers
To download system requirements for earlier versions of SCENE, click one of these links.
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