makeCOLLADA: Generate a COLLADA file representing the 3D model of a...

Description Usage Arguments Details Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

Produces a COLLADA file representing the 3D model of a rectangle with the image specifies via href wrapped over the surface (as texture fill). This allows free rotation of any rectangular image in the 3D space.

Usage

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makeCOLLADA.rectangle(coords, filename, href, DateTime, 
          up_axis = "Z_UP", authoring_tool = "plotKML", 
          technique_profile = "GOOGLEEARTH", 
          double_sided = TRUE)

Arguments

coords

a matrix defining the rectangle: 4 points with X, Z and Y coordinates (P1 — upper right, P2 — upper left, P3 — lower right, P4 — lower left)

filename

output filename with *.dae extension

href

location of the image used for wrapping (texture fill)

DateTime

creation / update time (system time)

up_axis

specify which axis is errected

authoring_tool

specify authoring tool

technique_profile

specify technique profile

double_sided

logical; specify whether to drape image on both sides

Details

COLLADA is managed by the nonprofit technology consortium, the Khronos Group. You can also simply drag and drop a COLLADA (.dae) file on top of the virtual Earth.

Author(s)

Tomislav Hengl

References

See Also

kml_layer.SpatialPhotoOverlay

Examples

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## Not run: # image previously uploaded to Wikimedia commons:
imagename = "Soil_monolith.jpg"
x1 <- getWikiMedia.ImageInfo(imagename)
sm <- spPhoto(filename = x1$url$url, exif.info = x1$metadata)
kml(sm, method="monolith")
xmlTreeParse("Soil_monolith_jpg.dae")

## End(Not run)

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