This version (01 Aug 2021 15:08) was approved by Harshvardhan Bhatia.The Previously approved version (01 Aug 2021 12:22) is available.Diff


This is a guide for the ToF module viewer.


  • Start the viewer to get to the window below
  • If a camera is connected it should show up in the 'Open Device' drop down menu
  • Select your device and click 'Open Device' to initialize the camera

Run Camera

  • Once the device has been initialized the 'ToF Camera Options' menu should be available
  • Available modes will depend on the module
    • EVAL-ADSD-3100 : mp_pcm, qmp
  • Select preferred view option (described below) and click play to run camera

Active Brightness and Depth

  • If this option is selected, the first window will show active brightness/intensity, while the second window will show depth
  • Depth is shown in mm, the user can hover over the image to see real-time depth data

Mode Switching

  • If the user wants to switch modes while the camera is running frames:
    • Click 'Stop'
    • Select mode in drop down menu
    • Click 'Play'

Point Cloud and Depth

  • If camera is already running 'Active Brightness and Depth' viewer:
    • Click 'Stop'
    • Select 'Point Cloud and Depth'
    • Click 'Play'
  • If this option is selected, the first window will show a point-cloud generated from the depth on the second window.
  • Point Cloud Controls:
    • Zoom In/Out
      • Use the mouse wheel and scroll forward to zoom in, scroll backwards to zoom out.
    • Grab image and move it in all directions
      • Hover over the Point Cloud Image and and drag the mouse while the right mouse button is pressed. Move slowly
    • Rotate image
      • Drage the mouse while pressing the left mouse button
    • Increase / Decrease Point Cloud point size
      • Grab the slider at the bottom of the Point Cloud window and move it left or right to decrease or increase the point size.
    • Reset View
      • Press the “Reset View” button to restore to default image size and position


  • Recording option allows users to save AB, Depth, and PointCloud, and raw frames while viewing the scene
  • Select the number of frames to record and click 'Start Recording'
  • In the pop-up window select save location and file format:
    • .raw -
    • .fsf -


  • The 'Playback Options' menu allows the user to play recorded data
  • Click 'Open Recording' and select either a '.raw' file or an '_XYZ.fsf' file


  • Camera not showing up on drop down menu
    • Click 'Refresh Devices' to get updated list
    • Disconnect the camera and quit GUI
    • Connect the camera and ensure it shows up on Device Manager
    • Start GUI
  • GUI stuck
    • Typically occurs when mode switching fails. Restart GUI and power cycle camera
    • Ensure that camera playback is stopped before switching modes
resources/eval/user-guides/eval-adsd3100-nxz-gui.txt · Last modified: 01 Aug 2021 14:01 by Harshvardhan Bhatia