[Bf-committers] Terrain modeling

Stephen Swaney sswaney at centurytel.net
Wed Oct 23 17:42:18 CEST 2013

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 05:42:39PM +0200, Pierrick Koch wrote:
> I am using a small script [1] to generate terrain from aerial image
> and heightmap [2].
> Those two images are quite big (9000x9000) with a 5cm per pixel resolution.
> My knowlwedge in modeling and mapping is quite limited,
> so I'm only using a grid and the "Displace" modifier,
> which limits me to a resolution of 50cm per pixel,
> and results in a model of 850K+ vertices and 1.7M+ tris [3].

The HIRISE DTM importer works with some huge files to produce
terrain at varying resolutions.  Maybe something useful in

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