All HOLOEYE Spatial Light Modulators are addressed like a monitor device via standard DVI or HDMI. This means the SLM actually acts like a standard monitor device (e.g. in extended desktop mode for a second monitor) and no special software or drivers are necessary to operate the SLM. No matter which software is used to calculate optical functions, if you are able to address a bitmap image on a second monitor output of the graphics card you are able to operate the SLM. Also standard image viewer software can be used.

For an easy start and even more convienent operation HOLOEYE provides a software package with each SLM. It contains a Pattern Generator Software (for calculation of different optical functions), a Slideshow Player software (for easy addressing of precalculated functions or images on the SLM) and an SLM Display SDK for different development environments.