“Generic Component Framework” the foundation on which VTK Designer 2 sits, won the 3rd place in the QtCentre Contest. When the finalists were put up I practically gave up because the other entries were mature projects while GCF had about 2-3 months of effort (I had sent GCF build 102 for the contest today we […]
Enabling haptic transformations is so simple in VTK Designer now. All you have to do is to set some properties for haptic actors in your scene; and you are ready to go !. See how it works in this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRC9BpXec7s The script was pretty simple and small !
We have managed to get the PHANToM Omni working with VTK Designer (and VTK ofcourse) using SensAble Technology’s Open Haptics toolkit. They have some some pretty amazing work. Making VTK work with the haptic device was not all that complicated. We just had to read a bunch of materials (read documentation, sample code etc) and […]
Unfortunately the vendor of the hardware device I bought last week does not support Windows Vista. So I had to switch back to Windows XP Professional. It sucks, but then I really did not want to blow away all the effort (and money) that went behind getting the device just because of an OS problem. […]