wire-frame model


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wire-frame model

[′wī·ər ‚frām ‚mäd·əl]
(computer science)
In computer-aided design, the representation of all surfaces of a three-dimensional object in outline form.
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Not only did this facility go on to produce the world's first computer animated films during the mid-seventies it also contributed the 3D wire-frame model shown on the navigation monitors in the landing sequence of the Ridley Scott film 'Alien'--making it the Industrial Light and Magic or Weta computer animation facility of its day.
3D computer graphics rely on many of the same algorithms as 2D computer vector graphics in the wire-frame model and 2D computer raster graphics in the final rendered display.
Each construction evokes something different: Adolescent looks a bit like an expanded wire-frame model of an architectural feature; the roughness of Woman at a Window may in turn bring to mind an ersatz habitat, a customized outhouse, or a writer's den, but as architectural survivals, in a state of permanent dilapidation.
A wire-frame model of the By-Wire System Concept and associated videos will be on display, bringing together a collection of electrification technologies that NTN has developed for driving, stopping and turning for next-generation EV.
updated wire-frame model of the Pakrut deposit using a 2g/t Au cut-off
CREATE and manipulate wire-frame model animals, change their environment and then upload them to the zoo.
The images begin life as a wire-frame model, based on David's features, to ensure the dimensions are correct.
Designers saw the beauty of the wire-frame model and decided to bring it out, said Baxter.
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).
For this particular job, AVR intends to utilize the real-time mattes and keying within 844/X to seamlessly blend a LightWave-generated wire-frame model of the interior of Kidsville with DigiBeta material shot on location.
Programming on MasterCam began by creating a 3D wire-frame model using coordinates collected from a physical model and a layout drawing without dimensions.
The user could now select gate locations and see the melt-front advancement, along with pressure and temperature distribution, as "contour lines" on the 3D wire-frame model.