Introduction to VRML and the CAVE Collaborative Console


Objectives:

  1. Working knowledge of VRML 1.0 and the CAVE Collaborative Console (CCC)
  2. Itroduction to conversion of AutoCAD and AutoDesk 3D Studio files to CAVE usable format
  3. Advanced features Introduction to VRML 2.0


CVGS:Thursday, June 17, 1999 / MVHS: March 17, 2000

Introduction to VRML 1.0
9:00 - 11:00AM :


11:00 - 12:00 PM :



12:00 - 1:30PM                                      LUNCH

Colors, Textures, and Mapping
 

1:30 - 3:00PM: 3:00 - 4:00PM: 4:00 - 4:30PM:


CVGS: Friday, June 18, 1999 / MVHS: Saturday March 18, 2000

Advanced Texturing Issues in VRML 1.0
9:00 - 10:00AM : 10:00 - 11:00 PM : 11:00 - 12:00 PM :


12:00 - 1:30PM                                LUNCH


 
1:30 - 3:00PM:
Intro to VRML in the CAVE Collaborative Console (CCC), lecture followed
by CAVE demo.

Intro to common file type conversions.  The most common CAVE usable
formats are inventor files (*.iv), performer binary files (*.pfb), and
Multigen flight files (*.flt).  Below are links that outline in detail how to
convert AutoCAVE file formats (*.dxf) and AutoDesk 3D Studio files to
CAVE usable formats:

           *.dxf to *.iv  and *.pfb*.3ds to *.iv   /  *.3ds to *.flt

3:00 - 4:00PM:
Exercese #4, Each student puts their stick-woman in the CAVE using CCC
4:00 - >                                         DEPARTURE




Ronald D.Kriz and Sanjiv Parikh
Virginia Tech
VT-CAVE
Created 06/17/99, Revised 06/17/99

http://www.sv.vt.edu/classes/vrml