How to render 3D objects on IPAD

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by pranayairan, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jan 18, 2011

    I was seeing this video

    I was wondering how they are able to render 3D images of building on IPAD.

    Is there any way to do this??

    I just want to render simple 3D image say for example of a ball on IPAD.

    Please point me to any resources if there are any available for the same.

  2. Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
  3. macrumors newbie

    Nov 3, 2010
    I watched the video... the original response is right, OpenGL is available on the iPad, and other than some iPad specific code, there are tonnes of tutorials out there on OpenGL and OpenGL ES. I've always pointed people to for a good start in OpenGL, although it does not have as many tutorials working with OpenGL ES, but the concepts are still sound.

    Your problem reproducing the app, is where are you going to get the data from? Those buildings aren't going to take their own pictures and map their 3D coords themselves!

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