Textures

Definition Formats Converted formats Transparency Specular Bump Map Env map Animated textures Definition In a 3D engine after your material is applied onto a 3D mesh, the texture which is a 2D image is placed on the top of the material. The Augment 3D Engine supports only the 2D textures. Those 2D textures can be used on different [...]

General 3D guidelines

3D formats supported 2D formats supported Requirements and Limitations Animations Augment supports 2D and 3D models. 3D formats supported Collada : .zip file including a .dae file + textures or a .zae file alone or Download an example. Wavefront : .zip file including a .obj file + .mtl fil (materials) + textures. Download an example. [...]

Animations

Augment supports two types of animations: node and bone. Click here for instructions to import a 3D animated model. Click here for instructions to configure an existing animation in Augment Desktop so the animation plays when tapped in the app. Node animation: Example of node animation: Animated robot   Back to top  Bone animation: 40 bones [...]

Creating a 3D Model with 3D Scanning

3D scanning allows you to scan objects from multiple angles to capture the apparent and hidden parts of your object. The collected data can be combined to create the best possible 3D model. If you are looking for 3D scanners, look into these: Artec http://www.artec3d.com/ Structure http://structure.io/ More information can be found here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3D_scanner [...]

Creating a 3D Model with a 3D Software

Software for designing 3D models abound on the market. Some of them are easy to learn and use  and others more complex, with prices spanning from free to higher budget. 3D design software: Blender A non-exhaustive list can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_3D_computer_graphics_software It is also possible to create 3D models by scanning. 3D scanning allows [...]

Free sample 3D models

You don't have any 3D models and would like to try out Augment before getting one? Download a free sample here. Then follow the guidelines that will walk you through the steps of uploading a 3D model on the Augment Manager.