AliceVision Comes to Houdini’s Game Tools as a Plugin

Paul Ambrosiussen shows off the AliceVision photogrammetry plugin new to the Houdini Game Development Toolset.

Houdini’s Game Development Toolset is a free set of workflow tools and plugins that are launched independently of the Houdini release cycle. The Game Tools offer new tools that can speed up game development tasks, and the latest addition is a new photogrammetry plugin based on the AliceVision framework.

SideFX Technical Artist Paul Ambrosiussen walks through installing and using the new plugin while also taking us through a couple of workflow scenarios showing what is possible.

AliceVision is a Photogrammetric Computer Vision Framework which provides a 3D Reconstruction and Camera Tracking algorithms. It has been made available as a plugin Houdini through the Game Development Toolset. The AliveVision project is a result of collaboration between academia and industry to provide cutting-edge algorithms with the robustness and the quality required for production usage.