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X3D Design Patterns

This blog post will present three techniques to improve 3D visualizations of mechanical parts published on the web. Web users expect standard and intuitive user interaction patterns without a steep learning curve or need a User’s Manual to read and use the links on that page. Standard web content practices give users familiar patterns for hyperlinks, for text search features, and audiovisual playback; this article is a start at establishing conventions for interactive 3D content delivered on a web page.