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3D Encoder does not correctly render semi-transparent components from StretchUp FBX model

In StretchUp Pro 2018 I create a model (see attachment) that has components with semi-transparent sides.

When I export this model into FBX and import into 3D Encoder it does not correctly render the opacity/transparency of the components in the model (see attached).

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?



Hi Mikey,

my apologies for the delayed reply. I checked your model using the Autodesk FBX reviewer and found it to be rendered correctly therein. Since there is a discrepancy between the reviewer tool and our SDK, I will treat this as an internal bug and file a ticket.

It seems to me the encoder rendering is just not transparent enough. Have you tried messing with the alpha values in SketchUp to check whether you can affect the opacity somehow?

- Daniel 

...this is how it comes out in the encoder.

yeah sure - fbx attached.


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Hi Mikey,

it should be able to handle transparency. The car model we're using in our samples does have transparent windows for example. Would it be possible to have the source FBX so I can have a look what's happening as it passes through the encoder?

- Daniel

anybody from wikitude able to confirm whether 3D encoder can handle transparency?

**correction SketchUp not StretchUp :)

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