Re: Am I asking for the impossible (2D>3D)?

Subject: Re: Am I asking for the impossible (2D>3D)?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 08:56:04 -0700

There is software like this. It takes 2d images, created 3d forms based
on the images and then maps the images to the forms. Unfortunately,
it's a plug-in tool for AutoCAD, which costs about $3500.

This is an impressive 2d-to-3d project at Stanford University, but I
don't think it would fit the particular application you have in mind:

Gene Kim-Eng

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com>
> Hello Whirlers,
> Do you know of any piece of SW that can turn a 2D drawing (with 3D
> icons) into something like
> Tech writers can't necessarily draw these fancier 3Ds, but if such a
> software exists they could help themselves rather than turning to a
> graphic artist.


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