VIVED Science by VIVED Learning release

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From the VIVED Science 3D website: www.cyberscience3d.com

"Cyber Science 3D is a comprehensive package of detailed, interactive virtual reality experiences focused on aiding in the learning and exploration of natural phenomena, biological concepts, physics, and mechanical systems as well as many more. Cyber Science 3D provides a unique, immersive, and visual experience that allows education institutions, government, or businesses to observe and interact with high fidelity models of structures in full 3D for all kinds of learning and training applications. Cause and effect simulations allow the user to learn or train at their own pace, which is the essence of our products."

Downloads

VIVIED Science is now available via the zSpace App Manager.

Version History

Version 5.3.54.3

  • Improvements and Enhancements:
    • Home panel URLs are now configurable.
    • Default paths for save and open session have been adjusted to match the new locations of the sessions.
    • Using Alt+Tab to switch windows away from the application no longer causes zView to stop updating the stream.
    • Using save or save as without storing the current view on slide 1 no longer causes the model to be lost next time the session file is opened.
    • Double-clicking on a session file to launch the application without a proper license will no longer result in access to the session.
    • Slides now check to make sure note text is in view when being applied.
    • Switching to Desktop mode from zSpace mode when zView is still enabled no longer causes camera tools to stop functioning correctly.
    • Slide rearranging indicator has been moved to the middle of the slide to prevent accidental rearrangement when just clicking on the slide.
    • Sessions with many objects no longer lag between slide transitions.
  • Known Issues:
    • Any saved sessions which contain notes will show inconsistent behaviour on load.

Version 5.3.18

  • Fixed issue causing zView to launch automatically every time VIVED Learning was launched.
  • Navigating through the slides no longer causes the UI to wobble in sessions where the camera changes position.
  • UI no longer flickers when right-clicking on the model to center focus.
  • Assembly mode data is updated correctly when clicking Store Current View button.
  • Made the cactus intro scene language neutral by removing non-translatable text from the session file.
  • Updated corn kernel “Germ” translation for Chinese.
  • Inspector panel GUI elements now update when a new language is selected.
  • Fixed issue where stylus would sometimes disappear when using Alt+S to switch in and out of stereoscopic mode.

VIVED Science Session Content Update

With the release of VIVED Science 5.3.54.3, VIVED Science has changed how session files are opened and saved. Prior to update, the user's system will contain the following folder with relation to VIVED Session Content:

  • Location where App Manager installs Cyber Science Sessions
    • C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Cyber Science Sessions

Post update, launching VIVED and saving a session, the system will contain:

  • Location where existing Cyber Sciences Sessions remain:
    • C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Cyber Science Sessions
  • Location where App Manager will install VIVEd Science Sessions and default location where VIVED Science will open to when trying to open a session:
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\zSpace\VIVED Science\Sessions
  • Default location where VIVEd Science will save sessions:
    • C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\VIVED Science Sessions

In App Manager, you will see two packages for Cyber Science/VIVED Science sessions. VIVED Science sessions will install now to C:\Program Files (x86)\zSpace\VIVED Science\Sessions. This location is write protected by Windows. When you open a session, this will be the default location VIVED Science will open to. Due to this change, if you uninstall the Cyber Science Sessions package from App Manager, you will not be able to install this package again. 

How do I find my saved VIVED Session?

When you go to save a session, the default location will be C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\VIVED Science Sessions. Because the default location where VIVED Science opens to is C:\Program Files (x86)\zSpace\VIVED Science\Sessions, you will need to browse to C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\VIVED Science Sessions. You can find your saved Cyber Science Sessions by:

  1. Open VIVED Science menu.
  2. Click on Open Sessions.
  3. Click on the down chevron and select C: as shown in the below image.
    • CS1.png
  4. Double-click on Users -> public -> Document -> VIVED Science Sessions.
  5. Find your previously saved session file and double-click to open.

How do I find my old Cyber Science Sessions?

  • Open VIVED Science menu.
  • Click on Open Sessions.
  • Click on the down chevron and select C: as shown in the below image.
    • CS1.png
  • Double-click on Users -> public -> Document -> Cyber Science Sessions.
  • Find your previously saved session file and double-click to open.

VIVED Science 5.x installation instructions

  • The login information is per user. As long as Cyber Science 3D has been logged into and license activated, each user of the PC does not need to log into Cyber Science to be able to use application.
  • Enabling zSpace. Each unique user of a PC will need to enable zSpace

Please follow our guide here for installing the new Cyber Science 3D. The installation does remove prior versions of Cyber Science 3D and does include all models.

VIVED Science connectivity test:

Provided by Cyber Science

This will run a test to see if the application can connect to the required databases and servers online. It will display a log on the right side and the result of the test on the left-hand side. If either test fails, then the application is not able to connect properly, likely due to proxy or firewall issues.

There are 3 versions of this test; basic .exe, .exe with OpenGL, and the web-based version. Each of these are the same tests ran in a different environment. Only one of the options needs to be selected. The basic .exe is the recommended version to select. The web test is a quickest and simplest but it has been reported that some schools may pass the web test then fail the local test.

Basic .exe: http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/cs-distributable-media/testing/CS3D_ConnectivityTest.zip

Exe with OpenGL: http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/cs-distributable-media/testing/CS3D_ConnectivityTest_VR.zip

Web: http://d12cfvca008o9m.cloudfront.net/testing/connectivity.html

If the connectivity test fails to connect to any of the listed URLs, contact your network administrator and ask for either the below URLs OR web ports to be opened on your network.
URLs:

  • http://cf.cyber-anatomy.com
  • https://cyber-anatomy.appspot.com
  • http://cf.cyber-anatomy.com/cs_models/csModelManifest.xml
  • https://cyber-anatomy.appspot.com/authenticate/cyber-science

Ports:

  • 443
  • 80
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