Reading volumes from 8-bit images ???

Bill Lorensen wlorens1 at
Wed Aug 18 19:53:28 EDT 1999

<x-flowed>vtkImageReader should do the trick. There are many examples in 
imaging/examplesTcl that use it.



At 01:27 PM 8/18/99 -0400, Anthony Sacramone wrote:
>I have a large number of images that are 8-bit,
>unsigned-char only. Normally I would use
>vtkVolume16Reader.  How would I handle 8-bit
>data ????
>Is there any easy way to do this ???
>Do I need to make another class, using the
>abstract class vtkVolumeReader ????
>Anthony Sacramone     Image Recognition Systems Group
>C.S. Draper Labs      Phone: 617-258-4206
>555 Technology Sq     FAX:   617-258-2555
>Cambridge, MA 02139   email: asacramone at

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