Tag Archives: 3D Models

Holo’ Tek – Glasses Free 3D for Tablets

by Fred Abler You have to love StarTrek if only for the tech… phasers, transporters, tri-quarters, replicators, holodecks… You name it, Star Trek’nology was some cool kit! In one of my favorite tech segments, Captain Picard orders “Earl Grey- HOT!!”, … Continue reading

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Deep Dive

by Fred Abler Some people are hard to like. Obsessives can be interesting, but they’re seldom likeable. So, I’ve never really been a James Cameron fan. Until recently that is.  It’s becoming clear that now there are at least two … Continue reading

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Towards a ‘Sixth Sense’

by Fred Abler I admit to a weakness for GeoPorn. I am not ashamed. I subscribe to all the cable channels : Discovery, NatGeo, Science Channels (both 1 and 2), The BBC, and the Travel Channel. My all-time favorite shows … Continue reading

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Hey Algorithm, It’s a flat plane

By Marc Fredrickson Okay, I’m trying to be positive because I’m very excited about the emerging technology, and it will get there–there, being good enough to actually use–but I’m tired of seeing scanned buildings and interiors that are in reality … Continue reading

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Occupy GeoDesign

by Fred Abler   The OCCUPY MOVEMENT:  Lessons in Accidental Branding There are creeping indications that branding and identity are co-evolving with new media in ways not yet fully appreciated. The Occupy Wall Street (O.W.S.) movement is a case in … Continue reading

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Autodesk 123D 4,5,6…12,13,14…is it a model yet?

By Marc Fredrickson To state my bias first. I’ve never much been a fan of photo stitch programs. With Autodesk’s release of 123D Catch I thought I’d check in to see the current state of the software.  I downloaded and … Continue reading

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ESRI’s CityEngine – In praise of forced compromise..and electric sheep!

By Fred Abler In school, young architects quickly learn that severe constraints are often their best friend. Then as professional designers, we routinely seek the deepest design constraints early to begin negotiating the forced compromise of good design. Not surprising … Continue reading

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A Short History

Hello, Welcome to our blog. To start we would like to give a short history of FormFonts. In 2002 with a grant from SketchUp and at the California State University San Luis Obispo Fred Abler started a website called Objective Networks … Continue reading

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