Kool Tools: Room Lighting Calc 1.0 for OS X
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Kool Tools: Room Lighting Calc 1.0 for OS X


If you need to generate morphologically defined parametric objects (vaults, quadric, domes, etc..) or generate primitive objects, (cubes, spheres, cones, etc.), you may find Brotens' Room Lighting Calc for Mac OS X handy.

The light sources, calculated as volumetric sources, are managed entirely by Room Lighting Calc, which allows you to import, display, edit and format:

° IESNA LM-63 (ASCII text files normally used by manufacturers of lighting fixtures in North America);

° EULUMDAT (formed by European standards);

° DXF drawings and data files.

Photometric solids are summarized in 36 azimuthal C-curves and 180 zenithal gamma-angles, while the color of the lamps is given by the color temperature or real color. Room Lighting Calc can export to RTF a complete list, formatted according to user needs, of the installed products and special items, full of economic computing and electrical power in order to simplify the design procedures that are projected in a three-dimensional space used for modeling.

The outputs of numerical type can be plotted on the surfaces projected on the plane and shown in iso-value curves:

° Illuminaments horizontal;

° Vertical X+, Y+, X-, Y-, semi-cylindric and in main-camera direction;

° Luminances;

° RGB;

° Contrast factor (C.R.F.);

° Glare indexes (TI, G, U.G.R., C.G.I. and G.R.).

The displayed curves can be represented in color overlaying the view, print directly, pasted to the clipboard or saved in one of the allowed export formats (DXF, PDF, JPG). It's possible to compare fixtures and choose the one that permits minimal consumption. Then you can press the "Create Room" to build the 3D model to light.

Room Lighting Calc can prepare a customizable report that can include pictures, a list of elements and their characteristics, results, and economical computation tables in a RTF or RTFD format. It manages photometries permitting to import a standard IES or EULUMDAT photometric file and also a DWG drawing that can be interpreted by Room Lighing Calc. Then it's possible to view, scale, rotate, mirror, stretch the single photometry or sum two ore more of them and save as a new fixture.

What's more each photometry can be exported in IES or EULUMDAT format or as PDF or BMP drawing file. Room Lighting Calc also lets you prepare a complete and customizable report in PDF format.

Room Lighting Calc works both in metric or imperial units, runs on Apple computers running OS X 10.8 or higher and uses OpenGL for rendering. It's available at both the Mac App Store and the Broton web site (http://www.brotens.com). It's priced at US$48.99 for a limited time.

 
AAPL
$126.41
Apple Inc.
-2.13
GOOG
$575.33
Google Inc.
+1.96
MSFT
$43.11
Microsoft Corpora
+0.06
MacNews Search:
Community Search:
view counter

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter

Bored? MyLeisure FreeTime Maximizer Will...
Bored? MyLeisure FreeTime Maximizer Will Take Care of That! Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 5th, 2015 [ permalink ] iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad | Read more »
New Publisher Allstar Games Heads West w...
Allstar Games has announced its first mobile title designed for western audiences, Allstar Heroes. The game will be a massive online battle arena (MOBA) that offers dozens of heroes for you to collect and pit against your opponents. As each hero has a different set of powers, you can create a complex strategy in choosing who goes on your team.... | Read more »
RAD Boarding Review
RAD Boarding Review By Jennifer Allen on March 5th, 2015 Our Rating: :: NEARLY RADUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad RAD Boarding isn’t quite one of the greats, but it has potential.   | Read more »
Presenting the International Mobile Gami...
11th Annual International Mobile Gaming Awards ceremony, hosted by actress Allison Haislip, gathered mobile game developers and publishers from around the world. They chose 13 winners out of the 93 nominations. British studio USTWO won the the Grand Prix for their innovative puzzler, Monument Valley. The rest of the winners were: | Read more »
AG Drive Review
AG Drive Review By Tre Lawrence on March 5th, 2015 Our Rating: :: FUTURISTIC STREET RACING.Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Futuristic racing… interstellar style.   | Read more »
GDC 2015 – Nightmare Guardians is an Int...
GDC 2015 – Nightmare Guardians is an Interesting Hybrid of MOBA and Lane Defense Posted by Rob Rich on March 5th, 2015 [ permalink ] I have to say that lane defense (i.e. | Read more »
Overkill 3 Review
Overkill 3 Review By Tre Lawrence on March 5th, 2015 Our Rating: :: WHO'S NEXT?Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Cover system gameplay in the third-person.   Developer: Craneballs Price: Free Version Reviewed: 1.1.6 Device Reviewed On: iPad Mini 2 | Read more »
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment A...
Warner Bros. has some exciting games coming down the pipe! | Read more »
GDC 2015 – Star Trek Timelines will Prob...
GDC 2015 – Star Trek Timelines will Probably Make Your Inner Trekkie Squeal With Glee Posted by Rob Rich on March 4th, 2015 [ permalink ] Any popular fictional universe has its fair share of fan fiction – where belo | Read more »
Protect Yourself from an Onslaught of Ca...
Surprise Attack Games has announced a Cat-astrophic new physics puzzler called Fort Meow! In the game, a young girl named Nia finds her grandfather’s journal which triggers an all mighty feline attack! Why do the cats want the journal? Who knows, but you’ll have to protect it with pillow forts and over twenty items to discover. As you read the... | Read more »
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.