Google SketchUp


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Google SketchUp

A 3D modeling program from Google that is known for its ease of use. Used for architectural purposes as well as films and games, designs are created in two dimensions, which, using a patented method, are pushed and pulled into three dimensions. Introduced in 2000 by @Last Software, Google acquired the company in 2006. Google 3D Warehouse is a central portal where anyone can contribute 3D components for SketchUp users. SketchUp is also noted for its integration with Google Earth. Buildings can be extracted from Google Earth and stored as models in 3D Warehouse for future SketchUp designs. See Google.
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264 format and RTMP based streaming, while developers can also create and import 3-D assets using Google SketchUp and SketchUp 3-D Importer.
com/research/9k5xkl/introduction_to_go) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Introduction to Google SketchUp, 2nd Edition" to their offering.
a leading provider of 3D mobile Augmented Reality, and ArtVPS Ltd, developers of Shaderlight (TM), the interactive rendering software for Google SketchUp, today announced that its Shaderlight Cloud Rendering powered by Limitless Computing is a runner-up in the 2012 Architosh Best of Show AIA National Awards in the desktop category.
During the one day Architectural Seminar, attendees have the opportunity to learn more about industry-leading building analysis software, including VE-Gaia and its integration with Google SketchUp and Autodesk Revit.
In the news release, Limitless Computing and ArtVPS Introduce Google SketchUp Rendering to the Cloud, issued 14-May-2012 by Limitless Computing over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that Google should be added before all mentions of SketchUp, rather than as originally issued inadvertently.