Setting your browser to run WebGL using a discrete NVIDIA GPU
Computers with separate NVIDIA graphics cards will usually offer a better user experience when viewing 3D LiDAR point clouds, but browsers often default to the built-in graphics unit, resulting in a slower experience.
If your computer only has an integrated/built-in graphics processing unit, you’ll still be able to enjoy a 3D experience, but may have to wait a little longer for data to load.
Optimize your experience in 4 steps
Step 1: Download the latest NVIDIA driver
To update your driver, follow the instructions on the NVIDIA site.
Step 2: Right-Click > NVIDIA Control Panel
Right click on your desktop and click “NVIDIA Control Panel.”
Step 3: Manage 3D Settings > Program Settings
Click “Manage 3D Settings” on the left sidebar, and then the “Program Settings” tab in the box that opens.
Step 4: Select Program (Ex: Chrome) > Select NVIDIA
In the “Select a program” menu, choose your program. In this case, Chrome. Then change your preferred graphics processor to the “NVIDIA” option, and click “Apply.”
You’re all set!
Your updated settings will assign your NVIDIA graphics card to process the 3D data that Phoenix LiDAR systems produce.
Caution: When changing computer settings, be sure that you are properly authorized and that you seek advice whenever necessary, as you make changes at your own risk.