setback operation: new syntax for selecting uv sets and new uv-based selectors uv.left, uv.right, uv.bottom, uv.top; uv coordinates and vertex normals are not deleted anymore but interpolated for new inner vertices.
tileUV operation: using 0 for the textureWidth or the textureHeight parameter protects that coordinate from beeing touched.
changes to existing features:
import: attr value propagation logic was simplified.
import: resolving assets from cross-project imports failed in some cases (imports which imported a cga file from the same directory). This was fixed in the cga compiler (CGAC), so existing rpks should be updated.
CyberCity 3D, a leading provider of advanced geospatial smart building data, has teamed with UK-based aerial mapping company Bluesky to create smart 3D city models throughout the UK. The Company also plans to integrate Bluesky’s National Tree Map into 3D Esri CityEngine scenes it creates with Esri UK and Cumbria, England-based Garsdale Design.
What this potentially means is small areas can now get 3D models much easier you don’t have to go and source your own stereo imagery in England now. I won’t say it’s cheap but it is cost effective at least!
Did I say that CityEngine 2014 is now live too? I’m in heaven this week….
My blog was starting to look tired so I went for a new look, I had also recieved some questions in regards to my colour choices. I could have done a redesign with Artisteer but I quite liked this theme in the WordPress theme directory, it’s called ‘Radiate’. Why reinvent the wheel? I know it’s not perfect on a mobile device, but I’ll look into that bit soon… until them I hope you like it!
So you came here wondering what side project I’ve got going on that I have to refer to a fairy tale? Sorry to disappoint I’m still talking CityEngine. Specifically it’s ability to take planning standards and work with them…
In this rule file I’ve fed a parking standard (1 space per 23 square metres of floor space) into a lot divided into a building and parking area. When the buildings (parking garage and building) achieve the required standards (within a tolerance of course!) then they change colour from transparent red to white.
I’m going to be using this type of rule file a lot I think in the next year or so. It’s adaptable and one that goes beyond a pretty model…
I have been cleaning up my extensive rule library and I’ve finally got to my infrastructure rule set. Since I’ve been doing some webscenes of downtown Miami, I thought I would try out this new cleaned up rule. This can be used to model a high speed rail, regular rail and also light rail systems.
Don’t worry Miami this is just a demo webscene, I’m not aware of any high speed rail network coming near you!