Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

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Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby seanm » Tue Oct 14, 2014 12:39 pm

Regular Grid Importer

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This gadget is used to convert a point cloud scan into a 3D component. It supports many file formats providing the data was captured in a regular grid format with the points evenly distributed.

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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Ms Wolffie » Fri Oct 09, 2015 11:06 am

Very interesting but where do you find these scans?
I have just discovered clouds :oops:
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Adrian » Fri Oct 09, 2015 2:23 pm

Google search for them. There are lots around, usually topographical. You have to be careful though as even though they have the supported file formats not all work as there are subtle differences with the formats. A bit like the way gcode is.
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Ms Wolffie » Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:33 pm

Ya ha ha
I searched google and got lots and lots of images of clouds :oops:
I must have asked the wrong question :roll:
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Adrian » Sat Oct 10, 2015 3:23 pm

Google for things like "regular grid point cloud files" "DEM files" "HGT point cloud files" "PCT cloud" and any sort of combination of those. You'll find all sorts of links to libraries and downloads. As I say though a lot won't work but many will.
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Ms Wolffie » Sun Oct 11, 2015 2:11 pm

WHOA
I have to learn a whole new language to understand that.
I think that will be too much for my old brain to cope with :D
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby spyderxxx » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:26 pm

I wish this gadget would work in Vcarve. It's just what I want.

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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Creation in Wood » Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:51 pm

Can Regular Grid Importer be used to create a carving from a photo?
If so how do I go about it?

At the beginning of the week I found a post by a gentleman that was creating carvings form photo's, but I am unable to find his post again.
I am very interested in carving from a photo. Can anyone help me?
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Adrian » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:14 pm

Depends on what sort of carving you're looking to do. PhotoVCarve will do lithopanes and grooved photo carving. Aspire will do those plus 3D relief (with a bit of work) from a photo. A gadget isn't needed.

Look at the tutorials on the support site - http://support.vectric.com - for tutorials on carving photos.
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Creation in Wood » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:26 pm

I have watched the Vectric Videos a number of times. I us Aspire 8.0v and work in modeling extensively. A photo I would have to model every component of the face which I can do.

This week I saw a post from a young man how was very good at photo modeling. I can not find the post today. I have looked at other post that us V-Carve but that is not the look I wont.
I am looking at DEM also but still confused.
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Re: Regular Grid Importer - Modelling Gadget

Postby Adrian » Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:11 pm

This one I expect - viewtopic.php?f=29&t=24269

It's not a one step process to do.
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