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  • Blog Post: Augmented Reality with WPF3D

    Augmented Reality is the process of taking real world data, typically video, and enhancing it with computer graphics. Casey used WPF3D along with an AR toolkit and DirectShow to get some great results. Check out the sweet video ! -- Jordan P.S. We finally got around to putting some links on the...
  • Blog Post: Petzold.Media3D

    Charles Petzold has posted his WPF3D library on the web. It includes sphere, cube, cylinder, torus, line, and teapot mesh generation. Buying his book 3D Programming for Windows grants you royalty-free use of the library so be sure to check it out! -- Jordan
  • Blog Post: More 3D Transitions

    The WPF Feature Montage has been updated to include a custom transition control that contains four 3D transitions: page turn, curtain pull, explosion, and door open. The full source is included in the zip. -- Jordan P.S. For those of you who saw us give our WPF performance talk at TechEd, we aren...
  • Blog Post: Latest 3D Apps

    It sounds like the Shaxam folks are improving their Lightwave to XAML exporter. Richard Godfrey has two fantastic examples up on his blog . Chris Cavanagh has created a little 3D physics XBAP demo and he has also posted the source . Japan's famous Asahiyama Zoo released an XBAP called " Mother...
  • Blog Post: 2D -> 3D -> 2D Transitions

    WPF Architect Greg Schecter has written a few really cool 3D transitions for 2D elements. We've gotten questions about transitions on the forums before and his explanation and source code should help you implement similar effects yourself. The demo The source The math behind the transition...
  • Blog Post: 3D Scatter Plot Example

    During our lecture, David Teitlebaum demoed a scatter plot application and people expressed interest in getting the code. It turns out the code is already publicly available in this thread over in the official forums. It's a good example of how to you can use "mesh coalescence" to improve perf and yet...
  • Blog Post: Turning the Pages

    Turning the Pages 2.0 by Armadillo Systems uses WPF3D to allow you to manipulate books in 3D space and collaborate with other readers. The British Library is using it for a few of the books in their remarkable collection. Thanks to this app, two of Leonardo da Vinci's codices have been brought together...
  • Blog Post: Dominoken

    For the Japanese launch of Vista, design firm Bascule used WPF3D to create something unlike any other WPF app you've seen so far. I'm not sure how to describe it other than it's kind of like the Playstation game Parappa the Rappa . Just click here to run it in your browser. -- Jordan
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