Depth data to obj format

May 31, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Hello everyone,

I am quite new in pykinect programing.. For a personal project, I am trying to create a kind of 3D scanner: i would like to create an obj format from the depth data.

Based on the PyGameDemo.py I manage to store a depth frame into a numpy.array, but I really do not have a lot of idea for transforming the obtained data into obj format?

Does anyone have any idea to solve this problem?

Thanks.

Coordinator
Jun 4, 2012 at 6:51 AM

It sounds like you're after an algorithm for extracting faces and vertices (I assume that's what the obj format is based on) from depth data.

I don't have one handy (I'm not even sure it's a completely solved problem) so you'll have to do some research. There are sure to be forums out there for this sort of modeling where they can help you more.