Version 8.0, part of Release 2018a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Improved Collision Detection: Sense collisions of virtual world objects using point clouds, raytracing, and primitive geometries
  • Offscreen Rendering: Use the VR to Video block as a video stream source without the need to keep the viewer window open during simulation
  • X3D Standard Format: Represent objects in a virtual reality 3D environment natively using the X3D ISO standard.

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 7.8, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Collision Detection: Sense collisions of virtual world objects using point clouds, raytracing, and primitive geometries

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 7.7, part of Release 2017a, includes the following:

  • Select Mode: Select and highlight virtual world objects using mouse pointer in the 3D World Editor View pane

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 7.6, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Unified Robot Description Format (URDF) Support: Import visual representations of robots into a virtual world

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 7.5, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • X3D Syntax Highlighting: Identify X3D language elements in MATLAB Editor
  • STL to X3D File Conversion: Convert CAD models in STL format to X3D formats
  • Virtual World Previews: View virtual worlds before opening files in the 3D World Editor

See the Release Notes for details.