View Full Version : MicroScribe and LightWave

06-10-2007, 08:35 AM
Has anyone used a MicroScribe (http://www.immersion.com/digitizer/)with LightWave? We have a Microscribe (http://www.immersion.com/digitizer/)at work and I just got the OK to use it with lw to scan some objects.

I am looking for some advice on how to get started working with the microscribe (http://www.immersion.com/digitizer/)and lightwave.


06-11-2007, 03:05 AM
I never used it my self but I think microscribe has some plugins for lighwave so you can use it. Otherwise the process should be like in other apps. Make a grid over your object with a pen or with tape. Point the scanning pen on a grid intersection point on the object and press the microscribe button, move the scanning pen to the next grid intersection and press the button again, then continue until the whole object is scanned, quite a slow process. I think the microscribe plugin for lightwave can do pointclouds or polygons or splines. As I said before I have never used a microscribe with LW.