I D N
Welcome to the central ILDA Digital Network resource link page



IDN is the digital streaming and storage standard for Laser animations


Commercial Products

Software Systems

LaserShowGen

LaserShowGen (formerly ildaGen) is a freemium app for Windows and Mac, designed to make it cheaper and easier than ever before to create your own laser show. The program can both output directly to Laser DACs for full control over your laser projector in real-time, and export to ILDA files which can be played by projectors with SD-card readers or other laser show software.

LaserShowGen won second place in the 2015 ILDA Fenning Award for Technical Achievement.

HE Laserscan

HE Laserscan is a software for controlling multiple laser projectors. The purpose of the software is both, the playback of pre-programmed laser shows as well as the control of live shows on site.

Spaghetti Laser Show

Spaghetti Laser Show is a time line based Windows application for designing and playing laser light shows. It meets the modest requirements of the amateur while offering features and performance that you will find in applications designed for professionals.

Turnkey Products

LAARIS Interactive Laser Games

LAARIS Games One is the world first interactive laser games system, using a unique ILDA Awarded detection technology named LAARIS. Created by Theo Dari - inventor and first performer of worldwide multi-Awarded Laserman and Laserfighters acts.

Hardware

StageMate ISP

Network receiver for the ISP-DB25 (ILDA Standard Projector standard of the International Laser Display Association) with all optional signals implemented, including the DMX512 extension ISP-DMX.

StageMate ISP won the Fenning Award for Technical Achievement in 2014.

StageFeed ISP

Network sender for the ISP-DB25 (ILDA Standard Projector standard of the International Laser Display Association) with all optional signals implemented, including the DMX512 extension ISP-DMX.

StageFeed ISP won the Fenning Award for Technical Achievement in 2014.

Laser Projectors



Tools


IDN Laser Tester
The IDN-Laser-Tester enables you to easily test your IDN enabled hardware (adapter or projectors) from anywhere at the event location you want, just using your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
The IDN-Laser-Tester has just been released after a presentation at the ATW (Advanced Technology Workshop) at the 2019 ILDA Conference in Orlando, FL (USA). The Uni Bonn team would be happy to have many people to trial the IDN-Laser-Tester and give feedback to them. You can trial the IDN-Laser-Tester even without having own IDN consumer hardware. All information, instructions and feedback evaluation form are given on gitlab.com.






Integration

OEM Components

DigiScan

OEM module for projector manufacturers. The module offers the same functionality as StageMate ISP but has mounting holes, EtherCON compatible RJ-45 and opto pipes for being mounted inside a projector.

NetBridge ISP

OEM module for equipment manufacturers. The module offers the same functionality as StageFeed ISP but has mounting holes, EtherCON compatible RJ-45 and opto pipes for being mounted inside a case.

Guides / HowTos






Projects

Drivers



Developer Tools and Libraries


IDTF player
Open source, fully functional, command line based IDTF (ILDA Image Data Transfer Format) player targeting IDN receivers.


IDN-Hello Scan
Open source, ILDA Digital Network demo code for finding IDN-Hello servers


IDN Server List
Open source, ILDA Digital Network library functions and demo code for IDN-Hello server management


ofxLaser
An openFrameworks addon for controlling one or more laser projectors, it's particularly good at rendering graphics. It works with a number of DACs including IDN controllers.




Documentation

Documentation and Presentations


ILDA Technical standards
This link points to the official ILDA Technical Standards for laser displays page.


Laser & Light Lab Uni Bonn
This link points to the YouTube channel of the Laser & Light Lab of University of Bonn (Institute of Computer Science 4).