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OpenIGTLink Plugin

Data Transfer Widget

Connect to a remote system using the OpenIGTLink protocol, and send/receive volume and model data.

This widget is intended primarily for exchanging images and volumes, and has been tested towards Slicer3D ( See for details on the protocol.


  • Role: Choose client/server role in the connection, usually client.
  • Address/Port: TCP/IP info.
  • Connect to: The variant of the protocol to use. For Slicer3D, choose RAS.


  • Check to automatically accept incoming data into the Patient.


  • Choose data to send to the remove side.