All Standards

Extensible 3D (X3D) Graphics and Humanoid Animation (H-Anim) include a coordinated set of steadily evolving ISO standards. The Web3D Consortium Standards Strategy carefully improves and evolves our standards while maintaining long-term archival stability. These standards are developed, tested, maintained and updated by Web3D Consortium members. Following public comment and approval by the Web3D Consortium, they are submitted to International Standards Organization (ISO) for a series of annual reviews. The X3D Working Group proceeds at the best speed supported by member and public contributions.

Stable progress is paramount: we only advance standards when they are ready. Backwards compatibility is maintained to the fullest extent possible, and so older versions of the X3D (and even VRML97) remain consistently correct and validatable in the latest version 3.3 of the X3D International Standard. The Consoritum has documented their Standards Adoption Process. Questions, comments and contributions are always welcome.

All standards sponsored by the Web3D Consortium are listed here. The standards are listed by ascending ISO/IEC number, then by descending  version number. Older versions of current ISO published standards are provided for historical reasons, and should not be used for the development of new implementations or X3D scenes.

Number Name Version Common Name Status / Date Link
14772 ISO/IEC 14772-1:1997 and ISO/IEC 14772-2:2004 V2.0 VRML97 : Functionality and External Authoring Interface (EAI) IS
2006-12-13
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14772-1 ISO/IEC 14772-1:1997/Amd. 1:2002 V2.1 VRML97 Amendment 1 IS
2002-04-12
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19774 ISO/IEC 19774 - Humanoid Animation V1.0 Humanoid Animation (H-Anim) IS
2006-02-16
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19774-1 ISO/IEC CD 19774-1 V2.0 Humanoid Animation (H-Anim) : Architecture CD
2016-08-14
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19774-2 ISO/IEC CD 19774-2 V2.0 Humanoid Animation (H-Anim) : Motion Capture CD
2016-08-14
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19775-1 ISO/IEC IS 19775-1:2013 V3.3 X3D Abstract : Node Definitions IS
2013-11-04
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19775-1 ISO/IEC 19775-1:2008 V3.2 X3D Abstract : Node Definitions IS
2008-07-01
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19775-1 ISO/IEC 19775-1:2004/Am1:2006 V3.1 X3D Abstract : Node Definitions IS
2006-04-09
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19775-1 ISO/IEC 19775:2004 V3.0 X3D Abstract : Node Definitions IS
2005-11-10
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19775-2 ISO/IEC 19775-2:2015 V3.3 X3D Abstract : Scene Authoring Interface (SAI) IS
2015-04-24
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19775-2 ISO/IEC 19775-2.2:2010 V3.2 X3D Abstract : Scene Authoring Interface (SAI) IS
2011-01-01
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19775-2 ISO/IEC 19775:2004 V3.0 X3D Abstract : Scene Authoring Interface (SAI) IS
2005-11-10
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19776-1 ISO/IEC 19776-1:2015 V3.3 X3D Encoding : XML IS
2015-06-15
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19776-1 ISO/IEC 19776-1.2:2009 V3.2 X3D Encoding : XML IS
2009-10-01
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19776-1 ISO/IEC 19776-1:2005/Amd1:200x V3.1 X3D Encoding : XML IS
2006-04-13
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19776-1 ISO/IEC 19776-1:2005 V3.0 X3D Encoding : XML IS
2004-02-10
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19776-2 ISO/IEC 19776-2:2015 V3.3 X3D Encoding : Classic VRML IS
2015-05-28
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19776-2 ISO/IEC 19776-2.2:2008 V3.2 X3D Encoding : Classic VRML IS
2008-10-01
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19776-2 ISO/IEC FDAM 19776-2:2005/Am1:2006 V3.1 X3D Encoding : Classic VRML IS
2006-04-13
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19776-2 ISO/IEC 19776-2:2005 V3.0 X3D Encoding : Classic VRML IS
2005-01-10
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19776-3 ISO/IEC 19776-3:2015 V3.3 X3D Encoding : Compressed Binary IS
2015-05-28
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19776-3 ISO/IEC 19776-3.2:2011 V3.2 X3D Encoding : Compressed Binary IS
2011-06-29
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19776-3 ISO/IEC FCD 19776-3:200x V3.1 X3D Encoding : Compressed Binary FCD
2007-09-01
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19777-1 ISO/IEC CD 19777-1:201x V3.3 X3D Language Bindings : ECMAScript (JavaScript) CD
2014-09-05
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19777-1 ISO/IEC 19777-1:2005 V3.0 X3D Language Bindings : ECMAScript (JavaScript) FDIS
2006-05-01
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19777-2 ISO/IEC IS 19777-2:2006 V3.0 X3D Language Bindings : Java IS
2006-05-15
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Naming Conventions

International Standards Organization (ISO) Standards and Revisions

Acronym Description Meaning
CD Committee Draft First vote with technical comments on proposed standard or revision.
DIS (was FCD) Draft International Standard (was Final Committee Draft) Last vote with technical comments on proposed standard or revision.
FDIS Final Draft International Standard Last ISO vote on proposed standard or revision. This is a Yes/No vote only.
IS International Standard Approved and published standard or revision.

 

International Standards Organization (ISO) Amendments

Acronym Description Meaning
PDAM Preliminary DRAFT Amendment First vote with technical comments on an amendment.
FPDAM Final Proposed Draft Amendment Last ISO vote with technical comments on an amendment.
FDAM Final Draft Amendment Last ISO vote on amendment. This is a Yes/No vote only.
AM Amendment Approved and published amendment to a standard.