Pathtracer vopsop

March 25th, 2011 . 2 comments

So I ended up taking my previous silly Houdini VOPs experiment another step further, and upgraded it to a pathtracer supporting indirect diffuse illumination. More info and hip file are at the vimeo page.

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  • I’m speachless 🙂 I’ve seen a long long time ago someone making a radiosity engine in VOP. I’d imagine this has some of the same principles? More complex of course.

    So, are you sampling vertex colors “pretending” to be pixels?

  • Matt says:

    yep, each point on the grid traces rays out into the scene, and the results are stored in the color attribute for each grid point.

    cheers

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