[Sidefx-houdini-list] Time warping a point cloud

Ben Schrijvers ben.schrijvers at guerrilla-games.com
Tue Aug 5 14:01:16 EDT 2008


For the time warping part you indeed are better of with a sop method.
For CHOP's tou might consider looking at timeslicing. Each CHOp has a 
toggle in the last tab.
Not sure if it's documented somewhere but I believe it means it's just 
keeping a few frames in memory.
Not all CHOP's will work but things like lag, jiggle or spring will.


Guillaume Laforge wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to do some time warping on a bgeo sequence  of points coming 
> from a fluid simulation. I thought that I could use CHOPs to control the 
> motion but
> unfortunately when I reference my bgeo file in a geometry CHOP, it gives 
> an error or crash Houdini. I've got 7000 points in my bgeo files and a 
> duration of 120 frames. Maybe it is to much data to handle in CHOP ?
> I tried the Timewarp SOP too but it gives less control than CHOPs (no 
> lag, jiggle etc...).
> Any advices to setup a time warping on a bgeo sequence of 7000 points on 
> 120 frames is welcome !
> Thanks
> Guillaume Laforge | la maison
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