Interview: Interview: Procedural Modeling for 3D - GIS City Modeling
The use of 3D in urban planning, digital cities and 3D city model development is growing rapidly. Planners are interested to connect databases with city information to these 3D visualizations. Esri has been developing the CityEngine software that provides a 3D visualization connection to these databases. 3D Visualization World editor Jeff Thurston recently interviewed Gert van Maren, 3D Product Manager at Esri R&D Center in Zürich, Switzerland to learn more about these developments and how procedural modeling is being used for 3D city planning and simulation. Read More
3D Version of Baku Integrated with Electronic Go Map
Culture and Tourism Ministry of Azerbaijan has initiated integration of recently released 3D version of Baku at www.baku3d.az with electronic Go Map. Baku3D company reports that now through online navigator Go Map www.baku3d.az users will have a chance to make virtual tours not only over the country on the whole. Read More
SurgicEye Will Present Its 3D Imaging and Navigation Device declipseSPECT
SurgicEye has worldwide the first 3-D handheld soft tissue imaging solution that is capable of image guided tumor resection. Visit us at the SurgicEye - Dilon Diagnostics booth: #119, and use the opportunity to meet Dr. Joerg Traub CEO and co-founder of SugicEye GmbH to learn more about the application and technology behind the declipseSPECT. Read More
LIDAR Used to Map Mexicali Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Zone in 3D
Michael Oskin, a geologist at the University of California, Davis, is lead author on a recent Science journal paper that describes how a team of scientists from the U.S., Mexico, and China used differential absorption LIDAR(light detection and ranging) to report the most comprehensive three-dimensional (3D) before-and-after pictures. Read More
Intergraph SmartPlant 3D Used by Fluor
Intergraph and Fluor signed a five-year Global Alliance Agreement (GAA) together. The agreement covers the Intergraph SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise software suites, including SmartPlant 3D, PDS®, SmartPlant Foundation, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Instrumentation among numerous other Intergraph solutions. Read More
Wisconsin Heart Hospital Becomes the World's First to Use the Leonardo 3D Vision System
Dr. Balkhy and his medical team utilized the Leonardo 3D Vision™ System while performing a beating heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass (TECAB). This event marks a major milestone in the expansion of stereoscopic 3D visualization within the robotic and video-assisted surgical fields and is a breakthrough in the availability of high-quality surgical imaging.
With Zebra Imaging ZScape 3D digital holographic prints you can now analyze information from every dimension. Use your own digital data sources to create rich, realistic images that enhance collaboration and bring your ideas to life. Soaring architectural renderings pop off the page. Read More
CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS
imagina 2012 Monaco: 3D Visualization, Architecture and Urbanism
The imagina 2012 conference and workshops were held in Monaco recently. This years edition continued to build upon previous editions held in Grimaldi Conference Centre with about 1000 attending the event from different parts of the world. There is a pronounced French speaking audience to the event, although English and French were spoken by most participants with some of the presentations translated. Read More
Visualization Sciences Group (VSG) announces that they have signed an agreement with Louisiana State University for the licensing of Avizo 3D analysis software through their Information Technology Services Department for use in their honors multidisciplinary 3D imaging class.
3D Animation set in 2064 AD. Adventures in futuristic urban life. Sci Fi Funk – 3D Animated Music Video. This series features Electronic Funk Music set to futuristic 3D Animation. It showcases my own ideas which come from the kind of Blade Runner/ Dystopia / CyberPunk worlds that we seem to be heading towards. In 2064 Ad.
We all know about 3D films, but ever thought about 3D sound? It can bring an image or video to life, making you feel part of the action. How? By using binaural '3-Dimensional' sound overlaid onto imagery.