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3D modeling

(1) See 3D printing.

(2) Creating images in the computer by designating and manipulating their width, height and depth. 3D modeling and "3D stereo" are not the same. 3D modeling is used to create images in the computer that may or may not be rendered in stereoscopic 3D, which provides the illusion of real depth (see 3D visualization). See surface modeling, solid modeling and CAD.
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The company plans to commercialize a 3-D modeling tool for offices, factory interiors and elevator shafts in 2018.
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a joint venture of Thomson SA of France and IBM, used Indigo to show off its new Interactive Photorealistic Rendering technology, said to greatly increase speed and detail of imaging for the company's 3-D modeling and animation software (called Explore on Silicon Graphics workstations and TDImage on IBM RISC System/6000).
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focused on 3-D modeling and animation solution for the film, broadcast, post-production and interactive entertainment industries.
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Cybernet Systems Corporation, a research and development firm focused on advancing the state of human-machine interaction, today announced that two of its 3-D modeling applications -- Astronomicon and Virtual Gorilla -- will be showcased as part of the University of Georgia's Apprenticeship in Cyberspace project at this year's National Science Foundation (NSF) Excellence in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (ESTME) Expo.
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a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company, today announced that its SolidDesigner 3-D modeling solution has been fully deployed at Tokyo-based Matsushita Graphic Communication Systems (MGCS), a subsidiary of the Matsuhita Electric Industrial Group, in its product-development process for designing world-famous Panasonic brand copiers, fax machines and color printers.
a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company, today announced that its SolidDesigner 3-D modeling solution has provided dramatic productivity improvements in the design process for Saft, the battery division of Alcatel's Cable and Components sector.