Will work with customer-supplied Pro-E models and/or wire-frames
, and send and receive data via modem or E-mail.
We explored the role of visual fidelity by exposing people to three environments that varied in their degree of realism: a real-world maze, a relatively high fidelity desktop VE maze, and a low-fidelity wire-frame
desktop VE maze (see Figure 1).
Using the wire-frame
system meant extra cost expenditures, stow turnaround, the inability to test a model's assembly, and difficulty in visualizing the final object.
Texturing is the color and shading that is added to 3D wire-frame
models so that they look more real.
in Baltimore has unveiled its new solid modeler, designed for the midrange production market, that enables users to work with hidden-line and shaded images as their designs progress rather than rely on more ambiguous wire-frame
The program is intended to be used with the choreographic software animation and notation program, "Life Forms" (not included in this package), which allows manipulation of wire-frame
graphic figures in space and time using libraries of dance positions to create individual postures and stances.
Programming on MasterCam began by creating a 3D wire-frame
model using coordinates collected from a physical model and a layout drawing without dimensions.
Using 3DCAD, it is possible to construct a wire-frame
model that can then be surfaced and tool pathed, providing usable data for numerically controlled machine centers for computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
An old wire-frame
basket, like the one pictured at right, will work fine; bury it so the top two rings of wire extend above the soil line.
He wore a dark baseball cap with a white design - possibly an Adidas logo - plain wire-frame
glasses, a dark T-shirt with a colored logo on the left chest and dark pants.
is to race one of four zany characters around the lines and objects of various 3D wire-frame
landscapes, leaving a coloured trail as you go.
Perhaps the most common is the "Necker cube," that wire-frame
box which can be seen with either of two surfaces as the front.