Questions related to three-dimensional graphics (displaying width, height and depth).

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How to convert .OBJ to .CGNS

Working with 3d geometry. I need to convert .OBJ file obtained from maya/3ds max to .CGNS (a really strange format described here). Is there an application that can do this (for windows or ubuntu?)
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3D Printing People -> 32 webcams in 2 circles hooked to a puter possible?

So the big challenge with creating accurate 3D models of people seems to be that people move. They fidget, twitch, and its impossibly hard to get to stand absolutely still while you go around them ...
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How can I embed a 3D image in a presentation?

I would like to embed a 3D object in a slide presentation, so that I can rotate it during a presentation. I have a .obj file. Is this possible? I generally use PowerPoint, but am open to using ...
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turn desktop into side by side 3d

Is there a way to make a monitor side by side 3d so that I can do whatever in 3D when outputting video to my 3D TV. By that I mean I want to make it either seem like to monitors are there and ...
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How do I restore 3D Acceleration after I possibly broke it in Linux Mint 16 KDE?

Here's my system: PROCESSOR: CPU - Intel® Core™ i3-2367 Processor (CPU Cache: 3 MB L3) LCD SIZE: 12.5" / 1366 x 768 SYSTEM MEMORY: 4GB DDR3 STORAGE: 500GB GRAPHICS: Chipset - Intel® HD Graphics 3000 ...
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Alternative to Scenes

Okay so, with 3dvia Scenes having been discontinued, I can't really use it anymore. For those of you not in the know, 3dvia Scenes allows you to take models, such as those in DAE, OBJ, 3DS, STL etc. ...
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Disable 3D warning overlay

I can't find any way to disable the overlay in the screenshot below from the NVidia control panel. The biggest pain is that my bluetooth keyboard doesn't have an insert button. Screenshot: "This ...
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3DTV only shows side-by-side 3D view after connecting to computer

I installed XFX Radeon HD 5450 AMD graphics card which has an HDMI output. I bought an HDMI 1.4a cable which supports 3D and connected it to my 3DTV using the HDMI port. I thought it's easy to watch ...
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Extract U3D object from PDF

PDFs can contain embedded U3D objects. See this one for example - http://www.carare.eu/eng/content/download/2601/20492/version/1/file/Castle_of_Bouvignes_Belgium_landscape.pdf Is there a way to ...
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photshop cc, 3d feature not visible. Intel (R) hd graphics

Hi I have a toshiba satellite c650 and I installed photoshop CC. and openGL is not working I cannot use the 3D features and cannot use rotate functions. the specs are as follows 8GB RAM 300GB HDD ...
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How can I render 3D objects from a list of triangular coordinates?

I tried asking this question on StackOverflow with slightly different phrasing. It wasn't answered and we determined that it was off-topic. It wasn't moved, so I'm asking here. I have a file (created ...
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How to render a plain image to a scene in Poser?

I'm using Smith Micro's Poser Debut (version 9.0.3.23444). I'd like to add my own image in the "TV" prop (so that the TV appears to be displaying my own image). I (unsuccessfully) tried this by ...
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3D rendering on a budget; What to upgrade? [closed]

I just built a PC for my wife; i3-4130 / B85 / 8GB RAM / Radeon 7730 1GB GDDR5 / 120GB Intel 330 SSD / 22" HP IPS Monitor. She's an interior designer and she uses this software, 20-20 Design. She's ...
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How to convert an image from perspective projection to orthographic projection?

Sometimes you want to make a 2D image on the computer from a real life 2D image, but for whatever reason you can't get a straight, front-on view of the image. Say it's a billboard and you can only ...
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The 3D on youtube dosen't work

I just buy a samsung smart tv with the 3D feature. I also have a DVD that plays 3D movies. It works. But when I am going on Youtube and watch a 3D video, it dosen't work. I get a screen splitted in 2 ...
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Can Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook play/display 3D movies?

I have an Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook and an Aaxa LED 3D Pico projector, both connected through HDMI cable which supports 3D. The projector information does mention 3D movies but, while playing 3D media ...
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Programmable/custom control of 3D LCD displays [closed]

Consumer 3D LCD monitors are becoming much more readily available and cheaper, and often come packaged with 3D glasses. My understanding is that many of these displays are passive, with every second ...
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Photoshop 3D menu disappeared

I've installed and used Photoshop CC on my system a few times. A. The first time I installed PhotoShop CC it was inside VirtualBox. The 3D menu showed up inside Photoshop, but was disabled because ...
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Communication btwn active 3d glasses and source(s)?

I know that 3d active shutter glasses work with infared or radio (radio = only bluetooth?). I know that both of them are harmfull but, with either of them, does only one signal get send, to just ...
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Graphics card(?) causing crashes

I've got a Geforce GTX 660Ti It's been running fine for 5-6 weeks. Today I launched Left4Dead2 and got 7-8 FPS (usually a rock solid 300 even at the busiest moments). In case of driver/software ...
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Nvidia 3D to 3D display

I recently purchased an Epson 3020 projector which has 3D capability. I connected my desktop computer using HDMI directly to the projector and my desktop has a Nvidia GTX 680 graphics card. I have ...
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Trying to set up 3D

I just was able to pick up a 3D ready monitor and now I need help getting it all to work. My hardware is Asus Radeon HD 7970 GC, Asus Formula V MB, 8 core CP, 3D ready Blueray player, and an Asus ...
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Excel - create new list

In Excel, I have a list of participant ID numbers in Sheet 1, column A. On sheet 2, in the same format, I have a list participant ID numbers for the next session. Most of the participants are the ...
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3D Hologram for pc? [closed]

I would like to create something similar to what we see on Iron Man move with Jarvis or Jarvas or however you spell his personal AI. So to put it simple I would like to know if there is an affordable ...
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how do i play 3d games on my tv from my laptop?

i have this Dell 3D laptop. i have this Samsung 3D TV. (including 3d glasses, hdmi, bluray player, anything) How can i play 3D games (that require 3D glasses) from the laptop, on my Samsung TV ...
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Take data of a sound wave and use as representation in the distortion of images, video, or 3d?

I've become very fascinated with the idea of digital destruction through a physical medium. There was PBS video on youtube How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? Example Pieces: Cultural ...
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How to crop/change aspect ratio with 3D movies?

I've bought myself a new 3D TV and I'm loving it! However I'm bumping into issues I never thought existed.. Until now.. Most 3D movies out there are either top/bottom or side by side. They are ...
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3D datapoints visualization

I am making measurements from accelerometer which are in format [x,y,z]. Basically the data is something lke [0.010;0.002;0.980]. I would like to draw the data thus I am looking for a tool that could ...
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Syberia not running under Windows 7

I want to run an old game named Syberia on a Windows 7 PC. But whatever I do I get the Error No 3D accelerator available: either your graphic card does not reach the requirements for that Game or an ...
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How to remux 3D MKV (MVC) to AVCHD 3D?

3D MKV MVC is nice but not widely supported. AVCHD 3D is supported on latest line of TV/BD player. Is there a way to remux H264 MVC in MKV to AVCHD 3D MTS?
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How to convert scad files to stl?

I am trying to export scad files from OpenSCAD to STL. I keep getting an error: Current top level object is not a 3d model. If it's not a 3d model, how do I convert it to 3d model If I know the ...
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“Select > New 3D Extrusion” is greyed out in Photoshop CS6

Why is this greyed out? I heard that Adobe are enforcing hardware limitations. What I'm running:
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Transparent texture rendered as black

I'm trying to render a scene with transparent png. The scene is actually imported from a .obj file (with another .mtl file), which should technically applies the transparency for me. ^ It does ...
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3D Designing programs such as Google Sketchup, Blender, Wings 3D crash on my 64bit Win 7 PC

Google Sketchup, Blender, Wings 3D, Maya and all such programs, whenever started, crash. Google Sketchup produces a bug splat but doesn't say anything specific about the error, Wings 3D and blender ...
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Materials Panel Missing in Blender

I am trying to add a material, but after selecting the object I want to add the material to (or selecting anything for that matter), and I click on the materials tab in the properties view, nothing is ...
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Can I create a 3D presentation to use with 3D glasses?

I have a presentation to give in 2 months, and I want to WOW my viewers. (limited group of 6) We have a 3D enabled 55" TV that I will use, and I wanted to know if there is any way I can create a real ...
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TriDef 3D support in Ubuntu with Aspire 5738DG

I have an ACER Aspire 5738DG with Ubuntu 12.10 on it. The graphics are ATI 4570HD. Once I tried to install drivers and I had troubles deleting the drivers because of screen errors. On my Windows 7 ...
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Intel integrated HD4000 graphics and 3D

This is a fairly newbie question that I would like to ask: I am bit confused about how to reproduce 3D content on the monitor. I was thinking of getting myself a new laptop with integrated HD 4000 ...
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SketchUp: Weird regions in sketch

I'm using SketchUp 8.0.15158. My sketch has weird regions/lines in it that I can't explain or get rid of. I've redrawn almost the whole thing and the lines persist! See here, highlighted in yellow: ...
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Blender/POV-Ray differences

I am currently following a tutorial for Blender, but came across POV-Ray mentioned as a renderer. After having researched it a bit, i took a look at it's scene description (scripting) language, which ...
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nVidia 3d glasses with ATI graphics card

I have an ATI graphic card and nVidia 3d vision glasses. Can I use them together? Are there some drivers which can help pair the two?
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How to turn a 3D chart into something watchable on a 3D television?

Let's say I have a 3D scatter plot in R or a data frame with 3 fields filled with numeric data. How can that be "turned" into "something" watchable on a 3D television (like a random big screen TV ...
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Switching between 3D formats

How can I convert a 3D video file from one format to another? Let's say I want to convert a side-by-side formatted file to frame sequential.
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How to multiseat with HW 3d accel on CentOS 6.3 Final?

I would like to setup a multiseat configuration on CentOS 6.3 (two video cards, two keyboards, two mice, two monitors) and have hardware accelerated 3D on both monitors. 3D HW acceleration rules out ...
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Standalone blender to X export script

I look for a standalone script which can export from a blender file with one single Mesh to an arbitrary 3d format (.dae, .obj, .ply, ...). The deeper problem is, I have a directory with lots of ...
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3D LED TV stuck in 3D mode [closed]

We have a Samsung UN46C6900VF 46" 3D LED TV and the image is displaying double views. We tried changing the cables, powering it off (unplugging it as well), resetting the picture settings, changing ...
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show .jps 3d image file thumbnails in folders on windows 7 x64

A .jps file is a 3d image file which in reality is a jpg with leftright images joined (JPEG Stereoscopic) Months ago i found a registry hack for windows that enabled explorer to show the thumbnails ...
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How do I watch 3d video on Sony Vaio FW46M with Epson EH-TW6000

I've got: Epson EH-TW6000W Sony Vaio VGN-FW46M Laptop with HDMI output WinDvd 11 Pro (3D) Windows 8 RC How do I watch YouTube 3d channel on this http://www.youtube.com/3d? Can I use this sony ...
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Can I view WebGL content on an Asus laptop with shutter glasses?

Can I view WebGl content, (example this) on an Asus G74S laptop, with 3D shutter glasses? I'm using Chrome, which supports WebGL, but how can I tell OpenGL to render it differently? Is it possible ...
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3D Images with a normal webcam

Is there any software available (preferred open-source) to make 3D images with a normal laptop webcam? By 3D I mean Anaglyph 3D Images and not 3D models. Please add a comment if any other information ...