Loading 3D Models in SceneKit

The Mac has supported the visualization of COLLADA 3D models since 2009. If you created or downloaded a model this could be viewed in Finder and Preview. With the introduction of the 3D Framework, SceneKit, it is relatively simple to load and display a 3D model in iOS or OSX

Figure 1. 3D Model of a Neuron.

What is COLLADA?

COLLADA (COLLAborative Design Activity) is a file format for 3D applications. COLLADA…