INTERACTIVE 3D PRODUCT ASSEMBLER FOR THE WWW - A Case Study of a 3D Furniture Store

Sophia M K Soo, Stephen C F Chan

Abstract

We describe a system that allows customers to interactively select, assemble, and modify 3D products over the WWW, enhancing the usage of 3D techniques for e-business. It provides a framework for a web-based 3D assembling system that can significantly simplify the assembling process while retaining enough flexibility to build an approximate model of real products. The assembled object is captured in a two-level architecture. Components are first connected using simplified and automatic assembling mechanism; then a bundle of connected components are grouped together by a parametric object-oriented grouping method. This grouping method parameterize the components to build a group of descriptive, featured and related object types - product, part and primitive within the assembling model. The system enhances the flexibility and efficiency for the assembling process over the WWW. For archival and data transfer, we developed an assembly-specific data format – Assembly ML. In the prototype implementation of our interactive 3D assembler (I3DA), we integrated an intelligent decision helper to assist casual customers in selecting and assembling their desired product.

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in Harvard Style

M K Soo S. and C F Chan S. (2004). INTERACTIVE 3D PRODUCT ASSEMBLER FOR THE WWW - A Case Study of a 3D Furniture Store . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 126-133. DOI: 10.5220/0002616801260133


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis04,
author={Sophia M K Soo and Stephen C F Chan},
title={INTERACTIVE 3D PRODUCT ASSEMBLER FOR THE WWW - A Case Study of a 3D Furniture Store},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={126-133},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002616801260133},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - INTERACTIVE 3D PRODUCT ASSEMBLER FOR THE WWW - A Case Study of a 3D Furniture Store
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - M K Soo S.
AU - C F Chan S.
PY - 2004
SP - 126
EP - 133
DO - 10.5220/0002616801260133