Texture mapping is a method for adding detail, surface texture, or colour to a 3D model.
UV mapping is a 3D modeling process of making a 2D image representing a 3D model. The map transforms the 3D object onto an image known as a texture. In contrast to "X", "Y" and "Z", which are the coordinates for the original 3D object in the modeling space, "U" and "V" are the coordinates of the transformed object. This creates the effect of painting the image onto the surface of the 3D object.
UVW mapping is a mathematical technique for coordinate mapping. In computer graphics, it is most commonly a to map, suitable for converting a 2D image (a texture) to a three dimensional object of a given topology. "UVW", like the standard Cartesian coordinate system, has three dimensions; the third dimension allows texture maps to wrap in complex ways onto irregular surfaces. Each point in a UVW map corresponds to a point on the surface of the object. Contact us for experts services.