Photogrammetry users rejoice! PFTrack’s Photo Mesh node has recently received a powerful new update that allows texture map extraction from a meshed model. Texture maps are masters of deception... read more
PFTrack 2017 has seen a major update to it’s photogrammetry pipeline. The updated Photo Mesh node is now able to generate: Normal, Occlusion, Displacement and Colour maps; this functionality is hugely beneficial for both VFX and real time workflows. Building on the... read more
Texture maps are used to enhance the features of an object, recreating the effect of a high resolution model after mesh simplification. PFTrack 2017 has seen the introduction of Texture Map Extraction directly from the Photo Mesh node. The updated functionality of the... read more
PFTrack 2017 is possibly our biggest upgrade since the introduction of the highly acclaimed node tree in 2011. By integrating PFDepth into the one product, it has allowed us to create a groundbreaking next generation of PFTrack unrivalled by any other app on features, functionality and outright innovation. read more
Matchmoving software that is both flexible and reliable is essential for VFX companies to get the job done on time, inside budget and with incredible results. That’s why axisVFX use PFTrack. In 2013, when the award-winning axis animation studio teamed up with key VFX...
In our previous video restoration blog we showed you how to prepare your system for tape capture, in this blog we will describe some of the more common faults that you may come across during the restoration of tape based media... read more
This Halloween we were getting into the swing of things, as the winter nights draw closer we felt like spreading some spook! The best way to do this was by using PFTrack’s comprehensive photogrammetry toolset to create some quality assets. The project was a good... read more
In this tutorial you will learn how to track and solve a 360º spherical camera into a scene that has been surveyed photographically with a Photo Survey node. By doing so you will learn how to use PFTrack’s familiar tracking toolset to solve 360º footage, ... read more
We are excited to introduce the all new spherical tracking toolset in PFTrack; your fast track to creating incredible 360° content for VFX, VR, games and more. This toolset comprises of three brand new nodes: Spherical Track, Spherical Orient and Spherical Render. The...
We have recently embarked on a 360° adventure, and it has been eye-opening to say the least. Building up to the recent release of spherical tracking in PFTrack, we have been learning all there is to know about the world of 360°, from cameras and filming, to syncing... read more