texture map


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texture map

A two-dimensional image of a surface that is used to cover 3D objects. See texture mapping.


Applying a Texture Map
A 2D texture map is "draped" over a 3D object to create the required surface. (Image courtesy of Intergraph Computer Systems.)
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Adaptive Texture Mapping is a technique pioneered by Sven Technologies to facilitate efficient, photorealistic texture mapping by treating texture maps as sheets of rubber that can be placed, warped and blended on a 3D model in real time.
Users end up with a photorealistic 3D model without the time, effort and limitations of applying 2D texture maps.
Having the ability to load a scene which contained multiple file formats with texture maps also proved invaluable in order to instantly view the pieces of armor and how they related to each other.
Some of the reflectance images, technically described as polynomial texture maps, are available at www.
The end-points tool highlights the corners of a model, and transparency maps offer full support for handling and use of images and texture maps.
1, the latest release of MachineWorks technology including advanced real time rendering features such as texture maps and shadows.
The advanced features such as shadows and texture maps allow rendering in all simulation engines.
We deployed Brazil r/s on a 5 million-plus polygon environment which was modeled and roughly textured with a mix of texture maps and custom procedural shaders," added Baillie.