Multi-Head Manager

The “Pro” version of ViewMaster VR adds support for multiple-monitor systems, from the Multi-Head Manager application. To configure and control multiple-monitor systems, launch the Multi-Head Manager, then select “Open” to access the Web...

REST API

ViewMaster has a built-in Web Server and REST API, which allows control and configuration of the system from a Web Browser or third-party software. The default TCP port for the server is 888, but this can be changed in the configuration. Here are some of the basic...

Using REST APIs with Helm

Helm has built-in support for accessing JSON REST APIs. To start, add a REST API Device to your panel. You’ll find this in the “Other” section in the Parts Bin. Set the URL property of the device to the base URL of your REST server. Both HTTP and...

Lua Scripts in Helm 4.4

Helm 4.4 introduces some new concepts and capabilities for Lua script support. All existing Lua scripts should work unchanged but use of these new powerful features will require Helm 4.4 or later. This post gives an overview of the new features but does not list the...

Using Helm Tables with lua

The Helm Table control is designed to display JSON data. In this example we show how to enter and retrieve Table data using lua script. So to begin with let’s look at how Tables exchange data with the world. JSON data format for Tables The JSON data has two...