CHAPTER 18 3D Objects

Many media servers allow the programmer to take virtually any piece of content and wrap it around a 3D object. Imagine taking that corporate logo and wrapping it around a box or a banner? Suddenly, new possibilities for real-time content manipulation present themselves.

FIGURE 18.1 3D cube and teacup in Catalyst.

FIGURE 18.1 3D cube and teacup in Catalyst.

X, Y, Z

Every 3D object has three coordinates: X, Y, and Z. Each of these coordinates controls the physical location in space for the object. By manipulating any of these three coordinates, the object can be made to appear to change size, disappear from the screen, and even rotate around its own center point. Images ...

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