Load a 3D Model in Silverlight 5 Beta


Silverlight 3D Model Importer Project

If you’re looking for a quick way to get a 3D model loaded using the Silverlight 5 Beta, check out the Silverlight 3D Model Importer project on CodePlex by Simon Ferquel. You can export content from an XNA GS4 project:

Then import it back into Silverlight using InteropModel.FromBinaryReader(). Here are some examples:

An animated Tank

A bump mapped Lizard

Babylon Project

Related, David Catuhe has added OBJ format and updated model support to the Babylon Toolkit. He blogged about the toolkit updates here.

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