[ODE] "Tank" cinematics
emarin at t-immersion.com
Fri Jan 9 15:23:32 MST 2004
> Was the Camera really moving or the the output image
> was just paned in a smaller window??? I could not get
> the real feel of a real camera.
The camera was moving (rotation only) and zooming.
It is from a Sony EVI-D100.
> Was the Tank/Car colliding with the white box, and
> Remote & CD that were on the table, if it were, that's
> a great Job.
Not yet, but that's a matter of days before doing it - there'll
be a longer time to do a nice MPG for the Web, I
I already wrote here about using ODE within such demos
a few months ago (even maybe a year ago !), but
now it's for real - even it is "only" to make funnier
In one of the MPEGs on the Web site you can see
a virtual hammer crashing on a real table but this
is a trick, this is not physics : the software simply crashes
the "virtual hammer" when it knows the motion captor in the
hand measures a sudden stop... It's up to the person
with the captor to smash his virtual hammer "as if it
was real" against the table (ie : if he continues his
motion, the hammer will pass through the table without
being crashed). In the MPEG which shows a demo
done on French TV, you can see the guest of the show
making a sudden stop in mid air, and the virtual hammer
crashes "for no reason" :-)
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