Simulink 3D Animation

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R2014a (Version 7.1)

Released: 6 Mar 2014

Version 7.1, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Import of STL and Physical Modeling XML files directly into 3D World Editor for authoring VRML scenes
  • Polygon reduction option for scene objects in 3D World Editor for enhancing rendering performance

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2013b (Version 7.0) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 7.0, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Web Viewer for remote access to virtual worlds using HTML5-enabled web browser technology
  • Interactive setting of pivot points for examining scenes

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 6.3) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 6.3, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Multiple-pane grid view in 3D World Editor for enhanced scene viewing and modeling
  • Current-view indication and navigation-panel minimization in 3D World Editor, Simulink 3D Animation viewer, and vrplay animation viewer
  • MATLAB Current Folder panel for opening VRML file in 3D World Editor
  • Option to start 3D World Editor with previous session’s layout
  • Expansion of subtree in the tree structure pane of 3D World Editor

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012b (Version 6.2) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 6.2, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

  • VRML syntax highlighting for MATLAB Editor
  • Mac OS support for Joystick Input Block and joystick object
  • Multiple nodes selection and parent node creation, facilitating hierarchical scene edits in 3D World Editor
  • Interactive color selection for SFColor and MFColor fields using color palette in 3D World Editor
  • Use of MATLAB expressions to enter 3D World Editor's numeric field values

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012a (Version 6.1) - 1 Mar 2012

Version 6.1, part of Release 2012a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Projection plane and projection point in VR Tracer Block for visualization of object’s projected 3D motion
  • Coordinate-grid templates in 3D World Editor for better understanding of object orientation
  • Editing of PROTO and EXTERNPROTO definitions with improved 3D scene refresh performance in 3D World Editor
  • 3D animation video recording that uses MATLAB VideoWriter technology for creation of files larger than 2 GB, with option for platform-independent Motion JPEG compression support

See the Release Notes for details.