Harnessing the Power of Houdini in Medical Animation
Procedural Modeling: Flexibility in Medical Animation Creation
“After programming the custom model, I can adjust the inputs to dramatically change the branching structure of peripheral nerves, or turn a group of spheres into a realistic epithelium with any topology,” Brad explains.
Integrating with the Pipeline
The efficiency that our custom Houdini workflows provides is undeniable. In the realms of scientific animation and medical animation, where precision is paramount and timelines are tight, this procedural workflow enables our team to make real-time, art-directable changes to assets, while reducing the time traditionally spent on manual adjustments. “For the same number of work-hours put in,” Brad points out, “we can create significantly more realistic and visually interesting assets and environments than before.”
Charting New Paths with Houdini
For our clients in scientific communications and medical affairs, the benefits are substantial. Our custom workflows enable us to surpass industry-standard production to create more visually compelling animations. The ability to swiftly iterate upon complex organic 3D models means not only enhanced flexibility in representing intricate scientific data, but also unprecedented responsiveness to evolving project requirements. This adaptability allows us to tailor our visualizations precisely to the dynamic nature of medical information, giving our clients medical and scientific animations that meet their needs and exceed their expectations.
Setting up a Houdini network to simulate tumor growth