Simulink® 3D Animation™ links Simulink models and MATLAB® algorithms to 3D graphics objects in virtual reality scenes. You can animate a virtual world by changing position, rotation, scale, and other object properties during desktop or real-time simulation. You can also sense collisions and other events in the virtual world and feed them back into your MATLAB and Simulink algorithms. Video from virtual cameras can be streamed to Simulink for processing.
Simulink 3D Animation includes editors and viewers for rendering and interacting with virtual scenes. With the 3D World Editor, you can import CAD and URDF file formats as well as author detailed scenes assembled from 3D objects. The 3D world can be viewed immersively using stereoscopic vision. You can incorporate multiple 3D scene views inside MATLAB figures, and interact with the virtual world using a force-feedback joystick, space mouse, or other hardware device. Simulink 3D Animation supports X3D, an ISO standard file format and run-time architecture for representing and communicating with 3D scenes and objects.
Learn the basics of Simulink 3D Animation
Author virtual reality worlds for Simulink, Simscape™ Multibody™, and MATLAB; import CAD models
Export non-VRML models from CAD (computer-aided design) tools (including CATIA) and robot visual representations (URDF files) to use with Simulink 3D Animation
Connect virtual reality worlds to Simulink and Simscape Multibody dynamic system models
Create and interact with MATLAB virtual world objects, input virtual world data to Simulink models
View and navigate virtual reality worlds representing dynamic system simulations
Save and share animations; redistribute standalone applications