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Ed Wolfstein
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:53 pm    Post subject: 360 Rendered Views using Cinema 4D Engine Reply with quote

I posted this in another Index, with little (actually no) interest, so I'm re-posting it as a Wish List item.

I've had some pretty good success with BIMx producing 360 degree views of my models, especially interior spaces, and had fun immersing myself in spaces using an iPhone and Google Cardboard-type phone holders. But there are limitations. The biggest being that you are only able to get the BIMx rendering quality (with limited lighting and shading options) using BIMx - not to mention that you must use BIMx on a smartphone for output. There's some great 360 degree content out there, produced with relatively inexpensive 360 cameras like the Ricoh Theta S, etc.

Wouldn't it be great to have a 360 VR output Option in ArchiCAD itself? That way you can render a customizable resolution, Cinema 4D quality, 360 view that can be imported into many other software applications for tweaking and sharing. Images could also be easily shared on Social Media platforms as well. How cool would that be? Just a thought, and perhaps in a future release of ArchiCAD. Comments? Or perhaps is this option going to be available with the Cinema 4D V18 release in ArchiCAD 21? Or, at the very least, allow BIMx to save a jpg of the image that may be used in other applications.

Cheers!

- Ed.

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