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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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Global Robot And Drone Deployment) of Las Vegas announced today that it has completed the World's First architecturally accurate 3D model of a Boeing 777 Jet Airliner.
Displaying the 3D model of a paediatric patient's heart featuring several congenital defects, Dr Kaura noted that reviewing the 3D model helps the surgeons visualise complicated anatomy with a tangible model that can help minimise unknown risks during a surgery.
A roofer may base his quotation on the 3D model of a roof, for example.
This begs the question of how digital image quality affects the accuracy of a 3D model generated from it.
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With Simio engineers create a 2D process layout and this can be translated into a 3D model with the addition of components from Simio's own library, or by importing elements from the Google 3D Warehouse.
When this feature is used, those who browse and search on the site can rotate, zoom and pan the 3D model in the web browser before downloading it.
To manipulate an embedded 3D object, after clicking on the object with the mouse, people can pan, zoom and rotate the 3D model using the SpaceNavigator while simultaneously using the mouse to make selections and choose commands within the document and interface.
The product will also enable users to distribute product manufacturing information -- used to convey geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, annotations, and dimensions directly on a 3D model -- in Adobe PDF.
The 3D model contains the complete manufacturing data, allowing for precise production details and a full bill of materials ensuring contractors have all the information to build accurately.