[Sidefx-houdini-list] CATIA v5 to Houdini

Michael Goldfarb goldfarb at corefa.com
Wed Nov 8 13:31:00 EST 2006


you might try something in between...CATIA > ??? > Houdini

Johnson, Dave (Space Technology) wrote:
> Has anyone heard of a path to go from CATIA v5 to Houdini? I know they can output iges, step, or vrml.
> 
> I have had less than happy results from iges, since most engineers use instancing quite heavily for their designs, and giges doesn't handle that at all. 
> 
> I don't know of anything that will translate STEP models to anything that Houdini can use.
> 
> VRML only exports from Houdini, not import (which is the direction I need to go).
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