3D Features Planned for Version 8

Kirill.Prazdnikov kirill.prazdnikov at oracle.com
Sun Oct 7 14:28:27 PDT 2012


Yes, we will introduce a new group with "camera" property. It is SubScene:
> SubScene is a special Node for scene separation
> It can be used to render part of the Scene with different camera

As of 3D audio, it is not planned.


On 07.10.2012 21:45, Pedro Duque Vieira wrote:
> Hi,
> The API looks promising! :)
> 3 questions:
>     1. Is it possible to have several cameras in the scene graph? I think it
>     would be interesting for some apps. This would allow an app to show several
>     views, on different locations, of the same scene graph.
>     2. If I want to simulate a pervasive light coming from the sky, like the
>     Sun, how would I do it with this API? This light would have to be located
>     upward at an infinite distance. Isn't a thing like a "Directional Light"
>     missing on this API?
>     3. Will there be an audio node? I imagine, for instance, attaching an
>     audio clip of the sound of a motor engine to a car. The sound would than be
>     louder or quieter depending on the distance of the audio node to the camera.
> Just my 0.02€. Cheers,

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