Convert 3D animation to Gcode. Hello, first post here and I can only hope I'm in the right section - quite a lot to choose from.
My question is not about CAD but 3D animation but it's the closest I could find.I'm a 3D animator and I'm looking for something very much related to conversion of (virtual) 3D objects to cnc, but I think in a way that is not covered here before - at least, I could not find relevant info anywhere on the forum. Here goes:I have a Camera in my 3D software that is animated (ie. following a path) and I want to build a (physical) rig with a DSLR attached that will follow this path step-by-step, taking pictures along the way. One stepper for X-axis, one for Z-axis, one for Y-axis (assuming a y-up coordinate system). Plus steppers for two axes of rotation. Cnc4free.org homepage.
The CNC Toolkit - Creative Toolpath Control. Nuke, Maya and transfering cameras via .chan files. In and around a few freelance jobs over the past few weeks, and with a lot more free time, I have been afforded a great opportunity to get some experience with some new tools, this time The Foundry’s ‘Nuke’.
A powerful node-based compositing application, it’s a welcome change from After Effects, and some past experience with Autodesk ‘Flint/Flame’ has taken some of the pain out of adapting to its node-based approach. So let’s take a look at how to transfer cameras from Maya to Nuke using Nuke’s .chan file. File Transfers between 3D and Mantis, Dragon Frame etc. Re: File Transfers between 3D and Mantis, Dragon Frame etc Ok I will kick off with a little bit of information that I recently discovered.
Right now Mantis, Kuper and Flair all share some common file formats for swapping motion control data, but none are common with Dragon Frame. So what to do? Well it turns out DF can export an Xsheet which is in fact a .csv file (comma separated) and can be loaded straight into Excel. It can then be edited and resaved in other formats.