Projects Wish List

Projects Wish List

torchDo you want to get involved?  Here's how.  There are many interesting projects with potentially broad impact that are looking for energetic developers.  

Motivated individuals with software development skills and Web authoring experience are welcome to start, or help develop, any of these candidate projects.  Diverse talents are needed - maybe you too?  There are some great opportunities here!

All contributors are welcome to use the x3d-public mailing list (subscribe) for planning and design discussions.

Available Projects

  1. Javascript implementations of X3D for native integration with HTML:
  2. 3D printer and print-service support for X3D:
  3. Support for publishing X3D models in Wikipedia using X3DOM or Cobweb.
  4. Example X3D scenes for the open-source X3D Examples archives showing:
  5. X3D Conversions capabilities:
  6. X3D Server virtual machine autoconfiguration:
  7. Image support:
    • Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) as an X3D ImageTexture.
    • DICOM image loader - discussion email thread.
    • DICOM/3D File overlay in a web-browser.
    • DICOM to STL or X3D files for VR rather than physical models (for transparencies etc.).
    • Available Datasets: DICOM, STL or X3D files of hearts.
  8. Unity Game Manager support for X3D exporter and X3D scene loader:
  9. Integration with major tools and applications:
  10. More can follow... additional project proposals are welcome.

Recognition Possibilities

Web3D Consortium wants to help incentivize these efforts.  Candidate awards under consideration include:

  • Consortium announcements on website and Twitter giving credit and announcing availability.
  • One year's free Professional Membership in Web3D Consortium.
  • Free registration for the next VR Hackathon or Web3D Conference.
  • Bragging rights in some kind of Web3D Developers Hall of Fame.
  • Web3D members who really want certain results might offer special rewards.
  • Got questions or ideas?  Please Contact Us.

Further Improvements to Projects Wish List

How are new projects added here? 

Overgrowing? we may need to avoid collecting too many - that's a good problem to have!

Additional ideas welcome, thanks for considering the possibilities.