AI + iso (short for isometric)
We wanted to create some type of software that makes mundane tasks easier. Microsoft's Sketch 2 Code is one of our main inspirations. Our software, takes in orthographic drawings (2D drawings) and creates them in SolidWorks as a 3D object.
What we learned
We started with creating orthographic views with a p5.js web application, which when completed exports the data as JSON to Python/Flask. Python/Flask contains the bulk of our functions and calculations. We used Python keyboard and mouse modules to automate the process of creating the 3D model in SOLIDWORKS.
- p5.js erase() function: erase() function was erasing the lines as well as the grid lines in the background.
- Keeping track of cutting faces: Due to the complexity of different shape and cuts, it was difficult to keep track and differentiate cutting faces from extruded faces.
- Nothing that would to render 3D objects in real time on the web: Couldn't find anything that would allow us render our 3D models on the web.