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>>> Interface

  • The Interface video shows the following functions:
    a) Interact with Toolbar
    b) Save/Load parameter settings
    c) Manage objects in the Object Tree
    d) Abort the processing

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Interface watch QuickTime movie (9.9 MB)
 

>>> Point Cloud Classification LiDAR Processing Tutorials

  • Extract building footprints and create 3D buildings watch QuickTime movie watch YouTube movie

  • Powerline detection and clearance analysis watch QuickTime movie watch YouTube movie

  • Remove vegetation watch QuickTime movie watch YouTube movie

  • Point cloud classification watch QuickTime movie watch YouTube movie

  • Detect planes in point clouds watch QuickTime movie watch YouTube movie


Point Cloud Classification
 

>>> Point Cloud Triangulation

  • The Point Cloud Processing video shows the following functions:
    a) Decimate point clouds
    b) Smooth point clouds
    c) Register and merge point clouds
    d) Point cloud to mesh

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Point Processing watch QuickTime movie
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  • The Point Cloud to Mesh PDF tutorial shows creating a high-quality polygonal model from point clouds:
    a) Point cloud triangulation
    b) Mesh repair
    c) Mesh editing

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Point Cloud to Mesh Download PDF
 

>>> Quads and NURBS

  • The NURBS Creation video shows creating NURBS surfaces from triangle-meshed objects:
    a) Mark edges and extract wireframe curves automatically
    b) Construct grids for all regions
    c) Fit NURBS surfaces

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NURBS Creation watch QuickTime movie
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  • The Wireframe Curves video shows a variety of editing tools:
    a) Create wireframe curves
    b) Draw, move, smooth, merge curves, etc.
    c) Extend a curve for a given width
    d) Check floating curves

Wireframe Curves
Wireframe Curves watch QuickTime movie (15 MB)
 

>>> Registration

  • The Registration video shows creating a watertight mesh from multiple scanning pieces:
    a) Clean up useless parts
    b) Manually register two groups
    c) Automatically register multiple pieces
    d) Point cloud smoothing
    e) Point cloud to mesh

Registration
Registration watch QuickTime movie (9.5 MB)
 

>>> Mesh Healing

  • The Tooth Healing video shows merging objects into a watertight mesh for prototyping:
    a) Stitch two objects
    b) Glue two objects
    c) Remesh stuffed regions

Tooth Healing
Tooth Healing watch QuickTime movie (6.9 MB)
 
  • The Fill Hole video shows filling a big hole in different ways:
    a) Mark useless parts, and split them
    b) Pick boundary curve, and extract partial boundary curve
    c) Fill hole by curvature
    d) Fill hole by filleting

Fill Hole
Fill Hole watch QuickTime movie (15.5 MB)
 

>>> Mesh Editing

  • The Tooth Bridge video shows creating a bridge between two objects:
    a) Sketch two surface curves, and adjust them
    b) Fillet two surface curves to generate a bridge
    c) Morph the bridge
    d) Glue two objects

Tooth Bridge
Tooth Bridge watch QuickTime movie (5.9 MB)
 
  • The Fillet video shows filleting two open edges:
    a) Pick boundary curve
    b) Extract boundary curve
    c) Fillet two boundary curves

Fillet
Fillet watch QuickTime movie (11.3 MB)
 
  • The Remesh Smoothing video shows remesh smoothing with preserving sharp edges:
    a) One button solution for converting multiple scans to a watertight object
    b) Remesh smoothing with preserving sharp edges

Remesh Smoothing
Remesh Smoothing watch QuickTime movie (5.1 MB)
 
  • The Replace Ball video shows replacing a part of an object:
    a) Sketch a curve to surround the desired region
    b) Clip the object by the contour
    c) Fill the big hole by curvature / filleting
    d) Union two objects

Replace Ball
Replace Ball watch QuickTime movie (9.5 MB)
 
  • The Clip video shows four ways to clip the surplus:
    a) Clip by sketch
    b) Clip by mark
    c) Clip by work plane
    d) Clip by surface curve

Clip
Clip watch QuickTime movie (10 MB)
 
  • The Extend Boundary video shows extending boundary:
    a) Extend boundary along tangential direction
    b) Extrude boundary along contour direction
    c) Extrude boundary along surface direction

Extend Boundary
Extend Boundary watch QuickTime movie (5.4 MB)
 
  • The Fit Primitive video shows fitting marked region to sphere:
    a) Local subdivision and remeshing
    b) Sketch a curve to surround the desired part
    c) Mark the region inside the contour
    d) Fit the marked region to a sphere

Fit Primitive
Fit Primitive watch QuickTime movie (5.7 MB)
 

>>> Inspection

  • The Inspection video shows the following functions:
    a) Inspect between two objects
    b) Show the deviations using the histogram chart
    c) Pick values on the points and export to Excel

Inspection
Inspection watch QuickTime movie (6.1 MB)
 

>>> Digital Clay

  • The Stamp video shows the following functions:
    a) Emboss texture
    b) Stamp texture
    c) Footprint
    d) Soft brush

Stamp
Stamp watch QuickTime movie (6.5 MB)
 
  • The Deform by Widget video shows the following functions:
    a) Rotate by widget
    b) Twist by widget
    c) Extend by widget

Deform by Widget
Deform by Widget watch QuickTime movie (2.9 MB)
 

>>> Smart Form

  • The Design from Sketch video shows the following functions:
    a) Draw a shape curve from reference image
    b) Simply form objects
    c) Emboss objects using texture
    d) Glue objects into one

Design from Sketch
Design from Sketch watch QuickTime movie (19 MB)
 
  • The Acetabular Example video shows the following functions:
    a) Draw two shape curves
    b) Sweep curves to create a surface
    c) Offset the surface
    d) Add design

Acetabular Example
Acetabular Example watch QuickTime movie (9.1 MB)
 

>>> Section Curve

  • The Section Curve video shows creating cross-section curves:
    a) Transform work plane
    b) Create cross-section curves automatically
    c) Create cross-section curves manually
    d) Export curves in *.dxf format

Section Curve
Section Curve watch QuickTime movie (7.8 MB)
 

>>> Transform

  • The Array along Curve video shows arraying an object along a curve:
    a) Draw a shape curve
    b) Array an object along the shape curve
    c) Unify all objects in group

Array along Curve
Array along Curve watch QuickTime movie (6.9 MB)
 

>>> Level-of-Detail Display

  • The LOD Display video shows large data handing by using Level-of-Detail display:
    a) For large data sets that may require a lot of physical memory it is helpful to have a simplified version of the data that can be manipulated. Using Level-of-Detail (LOD) models saves physical memory and speeds up processing while working with large data.
    b) Process large data sets in excess of 13 million triangles on the computer (CPU 2.5GHz, 250MB of RAM)

LOD Display
LOD Display watch QuickTime movie (16 MB)


 
 
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