Reality Capture Plugin - Open Beta

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I really want to convince my supervisor to purchase Houdini so we can utilize this plugin. RC now supports coded targets for creating scale in a scene. Is there any development to allow for this functionality in the plug-in? This would be great because you could leave some targets in the photos, shoot 30 objects/people, and apply the same scale bars to all models.
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Is there any additional setup that you need to do on the RC side to enable this? If it's just an automatic feature then it should work in the plugin. If the project needs additional data, then not currently.
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You click on Detect Markers in Alignment -> Constraints to run the detect markers tool.
It finds the center of two targets on my scale bar and assigns them the names 1x12:028 and 1x12:029.
I then create a distance constraint between the points by manually inputting the name and then define the distance in meters
Now we have the real world size of the object. This is super important for automating data capture for objects in museums, for example.
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Ah ok, then no, it's probably not possible currently with the plugin. But I'm planning on some work on it relatively soon to add PPI and some other goodies so I'll keep this in mind
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Just uploaded a new plugin that is on the latest SDK. Should be working now but do let me know if there are any weirdness.

I'm planning to spend some time in the near future to do another pass and take advantage of PPI and some of the other new features.

It'll be on Tomorrow's daily GameDev build

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Luiz

Hey Luiz, is there any update on when PPI support would be added?

Thanks for all the amazing work you guys have done!
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Hi. This plugin is currently obsolete and no longer supported. Does this mean it won't be updated anymore at all or is there going to be a new version someday ? Thank you.
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We are in talks with Epic to decide if or how we might be able to continue to support the RC plugin in the future. Once we have concrete news, we will post it here.
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We are in talks with Epic to decide if or how we might be able to continue to support the RC plugin in the future. Once we have concrete news, we will post it here.

Alright, thank you for the quick answer.
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I'm learning photogrammetry with Reality Capture right now. The workflows out there are challenging so I would love it if the plugin was supported in the future.
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Is there anything new on this topic of the reality Capture plugin coming back?
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yep i would also be curious to know if you will continue or discard RC plugin in the futur ?
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Any news on RC support in Houdini coming back?
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