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X3D version 4.0 ISO Committee Draft has been approved by ISO. The latest X3D® version 4 (X3D4) Architecture Specification is a major upgrade to the Extensible 3D (X3D) Graphics International Standard that provides close support for the HTML5 Recommendation, Khronos glTF Physically Based Rendering (PBR), and Web Audio API.
2022 Jan 31
Web3D Consortium had another successful year with new collaborators and proven allies to venture the crossroads of 3D on the Web. From new members to successful outreach and continued development of our Standards, there has never been a better time to engage with the Web3D Consortium and to build out new dimensions for 3D graphics on the World Wide Web. This report highlights some of our 2021 activities! Be an influencer, get involved, join this innovative global 3D community.
2022 Jan 19
From Virtual Reality to Web publishing, Web3D 2021 conference brings together experts from the fields of medicine, AR/VR, Digital Twins, and Design, Printing and Scanning to discuss the future of Web3D, identify barriers, and find common denominators to advance this technology. Join us as we explore the many applications and benefits of publishing 3D in the WWW ecosystem!
2021 Nov 3
Web3D Consortium announces Versar, Inc. joining as a Directing Member taking a leadership role in developing open solutions using X3D. As Web3D distribution channels mature, there is considerable interest in improving the handling of interactive 3D using X3D4 Graphics Standard capabilities as the public-facing presentation layer. This convergence is exciting with the recent government contract to Swift River Versar JV to reduce the effects of land corrosion at U.S. Naval facilities. We welcome Versar to the Web3D community.
2021 Feb 27
Web3D and Khronos have signed a liaison agreement to cooperatively advance their standards to support Web-based 3D visualization, modeling and streaming. This agreement formalizes the mutual interest of the two organizations to build cohesive ecosystems of related technology standards including X3D and glTF.
2021 Feb 23
X3D Version 4 open for Web3D member comments and vote after which the Web3D Consortium will be submitting X3D4 specifications for ISO/IEC ratification in February 2021, The ability to review the v4 standard and provide comments and feedback for consideration by the Board and X3D Working Group is an important privilege of Consortium membership. We encourage you to to Join the Consortium and take advantage of this opportunity.
2020 Dec 15
What a great and eventful week at our first virtual Web3D 2020 Conference. Congratulations to our Winners!
2020 Dec 10
This month we are celebrating 25 year of Web3D Conference! 25 years of excellence, innovation and promotion of open 3D technologies! Web3D 2020 Conference to be held on-line from 9-13 November 2020. Registration is Free.
2020 Nov 1