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Import CAD and Robot Models

Export non-VRML models from CAD (computer-aided design) tools (including CATIA) and robot visual representations (URDF files) to use with Simulink® 3D Animation™

You can import a model developed using a CAD or 3D modeling tool into a Simulink 3D Animation virtual world. You can import CAD models from STL, FBX, VRML files, and CATIA® software.

You can import visual representations of robots from URDF, STL, SDF, and Collada DAE files.


vrcadcleanupClean up virtual world 3D file exported from CAD tools
vrimportImport 3D file into virtual world or node
vrphysmodAdd virtual reality visualization framework to block diagrams
vrinsertrobotAdd robot to virtual world
vrupdaterobotUpdate RigidBodyTree robot pose


VR RigidBodyTreeVisualize Robotics System Toolbox RigidBodyTree objects in Simulink