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3D game engine as a visual information system

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Architectural Engineering Technology AET (for its acronym in English, Architectural Engineering Technology) using game development tools for creating 3D virtual environments. Institutions of higher education, using 3D game engines in order for students to acquire skills in designing and modeling using this technology. We describe the development of a project using the UDK 3D game engine (Unreal Development Kit), as a technological tool to create a virtual display.
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... En la figura 1 se observa el modelado 3D del edificio N° 3 del campus. El proceso completo para el modelado 3D, aplicación de colores y texturas, procesamiento de imágenes, renderizado de las áreas y edificios se explica en [7]. Para la creación de la interface gráfica de usuario en esta primera etapa del proyecto, utilizamos el motor de juego gratuito, Unreal Development Kit (UDK), que permite la transformación de un modelo 3D en un entorno 3D virtual interactivo. ...
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