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I would like to recommend free MATLAB based software that implements a new visualization technique for polyhedra. It is called "boundary interval method", and its primary purpose is to depict polyhedra determined by inequality systems, i.e. exactly your problem. The link to the relevant web-page is http://www.nsc.ru/interval/sharaya/index.html#codes and ...


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Quite a steep learning curve and probably overkill but you could use Blender 3D to first model your car, (there may already be a model out there that someone else has done and released into the public domain), then apply various colour schemes to the model. Minus Points: Large You have to learn to use it and to 3D model You may well get hooked Plus points:...


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Blender allows me to create simple 3D shapes The simple shapes I have in mind are specifically Sphere, Box and Cylinder/Pipe. has built-in shapes for plane, cube, cylinder, circle, sphere, cone and torus different lighting conditions and you can use point lamps, spots, suns, hemispheres and area lights. For even more realistic lighting, you ...


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You could try unity3d, it is a bit overkill for what you want but it offers a very good 3d engine and you can animate your objects with unity script (javascript-ish) or with C#. There are a lot of free tutorials and the software itself is free too.


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This is quite a workflow but all free software, I think that just about all of it is available as a default in ArcheOS: Process the images to detect the points into a cloud - Python Photogrammetry Toolbox and GUI. (Available for Linux or Windows - some Windows installation instructions here) or VSFM. Use MeshLab to get rid of spurious points and generate ...


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You can use GNU Octave: free works with Windows/Macintosh/Linux has a GUI since Octave 3.8


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There is an Open Source project that has made a start on exactly what you are looking for within the Blender 3D modelling tool kit. You can read about the muscle simulator, (so far), here. Blender itself is: Free, Gratis & Open Source & Cross Platform Offers full photo-realistic rendering Can produce animations & movies Has a physics engine ...


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I don't think that either MapServer or GeoServer will be able to handle large point cloud datasets, though they can both use PostgreSQL/PostGIS as a data source. If you want some open source software to provide a web service (this is what software like MapServer or GeoServer do) then your only choice as far as I know is Rasdaman/Petascope; where Rasdaman is ...


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There is Mandelbulb. it is free is available for Windows and Mac renders awesome 3D fractals I'm not very familiar with it yet, but here's an example created by me: There are of course better examples online made by artists who are more familiar with it.


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The best answer is Blender 3D: it can do all that you need and more Free, Gratis & Open Source Full 3-D modelling up to photo-realistic results if desired Animation and Rendering including moving items, lights and cameras Excellent Shading Video editing


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I did a quick search using the terms "architecture modeling with blender sun shadows" considering that Blender (free software, very powerful, challenging to learn everything) allows for specific illumination placement and precise shadow adjustment as well. The results were substantial, locating some architecturally focused web sites that will lead to other ...


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Blend4Web is a plugin for Blender 3D modelling tool that allows exporting models to web formats for viewing in a web browser or integrating into a websites. It can export in fully self contained HTML file or json format for embedding with a standalone player. It is frequently used for product visualization and customization, and can be configured to allow ...


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You can use Wolfram Alpha: free (unless you need advanced features) web service If you want to use it off-line, you can use Wolfram Mathematica: non-free works with Windows/Macintosh/Linux


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You can use GeoGebra: Free (+ portable version available) Works with Windows/Mac/Linux (even Android/iPhone/Windows Phone as well as in Google Chrome) Can do 3D plotting:


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http://www.123dapp.com/catch 123D Catch is a free app that lets you create 3D scans of virtually any object. Autodesk has a corresponding commercial product called autodesk ImageModeler. http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?id=11390028&siteID=123112 123D is free the site has youtube videos you can see if it fits your needs. I've only seen ...


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I would use Blender, no doubt! Free, simple, easy. It's the open source equivalent of Maya, CAD etc. and probably even better than them. [see www.blender.org] also have a look at google scetch - since you prefer something else


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Suggesting these software's without my personal experience but I hope my answers will help you.:) FreeCAD FreeCAD is a general purpose feature-based, parametric 3D modeler for CAD, MCAD, CAx, CAE and PLM, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits a wider range of uses in engineering, such as architecture or other engineering ...


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SketchUp is a great source to visualize some really simple 3d objects and be able to apply some effects like a light source and reflections on the surfaces of objects. SketchUp is free and doesn’t require a license. http://www.sketchup.com/3Dfor/k12-education


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Blender should do well. It has a large community that provides Q/A-support and tutorials for free. The software itself is free and open source as well. Blender is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking,


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You could almost certainly use ffmpeg to do this by inverting the values used for k1 and k2 the lens correction filter so as to take an undistorted input and produce a fisheye output. Free Open-source Cross platform – most major platforms are supported Alternatively you could use OpenCV to do the job.


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Although there are quite some Quadcopter kits on the market, and "how-to"s I don't think it is easy to create one from the scratch. Therefore I agree that first simulating the Quadcopter is a good start, although I am not sure until what detail you can simulate it (i.e. with the weights of the motors and rotors, etc). You can use ROS (Robot Operating System)...


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Yes there is the combination of python programming langage, ipython/jupyter, pandas, scipy and the numerous graphing, plotting & IDE options. There are numerous books & academic publications dealing with the use of python in the biomedical field. All of the above are downloadable for free gratis, are open source and are cross platform working well ...


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In addition to python & related libraries, I would also recommend to look at octave, a free analogue of matlab. Unfortunately I have never used that myself (neither matlab) so I cannot comment R, the statistical language. My impression is that most of the stuff that is done in matlab can very well also be done in R. R has a ton of various libraries, ...


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Blender sounds like it might be of interest for you. The software is based on a GNU General Public License v2 or later and you can download it on Windows, Mac, and Linux.


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i haven't found any free ones but i have found one that is very cheap compared to World machine https://starscenesoftware.com/fractscape.html


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Per your request, the mobile app I referred to is called Essential Anatomy 3 by 3D4Medical.com, LLC. It’s highly rated (4.3/5.0 on Amazon), inexpensive ($10 US) and provides these features… New 3D technology via 3D4Medical's latest graphics engine Over 4,000 highly detailed anatomical structures Multiple Selection Mode. Hide/Fade/Isolate individual or ...


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Don't know what software they use ... but http://cyark.org might be interesting to you ... it lets one view 3D scans of heritage sites as point clouds with millions of points in the web browser.


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I would say go for Blender. There are some great tutorials on how to model a tyre in blender, (as a quick Google will show), but they almost all are about how to do it manually. By all means look at them for tips, I recommend this and this, but if you have 500+ tyres to model photo-realistically then you need to generalise, (or you will be years). The ...


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I would suggest taking a look at the IVisual kernel for Jupyter - it is an port of the Visual Python library to Jupyter - as such it lets you model 3D structures very flexibly from within your browser - there is even an animated structure very similar to what you are looking for implemented in less than 100 lines including the animation. Free, Gratis & ...


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Looks like you may be interested in software called "Tabletop Simulator". This will allow you to create a (or download someone else's) chess board. Here are the features that you're interested in: You can do anything you want to the pieces and the board Doesn't check for any moves (doesn't process anything you do) Pretty awesome UI - I believe you can hide/...


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