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2020 Dec 15
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 January 2021, so what better time to discuss why consensus-based ISO/IEC standards are important, especially for 3D technology.

Web3D standards are developed, tested, maintained and updated by Web3D Consortium members.

2020 Dec 10
What a great and eventful week at our first virtual Web3D 2020 Conference. Congratulations to our Winners!

The year 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Web3D Conference, focused steadily on sharing and learning with real-time interactive 3D.

2020 Nov 1
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.

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2020 Oct 7
Web3D Consortium continues its mission to promote open interactive 3D through advancements to draft ISO standard X3D4. Our community is implementing business-critical 3D applications, adopting many related 3D technologies and trends. Every month we curate multiple topics to help provide clarity around the future of X3D graphics and it’s ecosystem. We begin with X3D Version 4.0.

October 2020 Highlights: 

X3D Version 4 – Integrating X3D into HTML5.

Web3D 2020 Virtual Conference 9-13 November 2020.

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2020 Aug 20
SIGGRAPH 2020 will be held online.The Web3D Consortium and its members will exhibit and present the latest innovations in interactive Web3D, specifically the new X3D4 specification. X3D4 has a new generation of features for better integration with HTML5 and the Semantic Web, gltf and Physically-Based Rendering, and WebAudio. Visit us in our virtual booth.
Bookmark the conference page for the latest updates.   https://s2020.siggraph.org
2020 Aug 14
CADExchanger SDK 3.8.1, new version supports not only export but also import of X3D. Now it's possible to view and explore the files and convert them to VRML, OBJ, STL, and many other formats.

X3D support in CADExchanger SDK 3.8.1: new version supports not only export but also import of X3D.
    Now possible to view and explore the files and convert them to VRML, OBJ, STL, and many other formats.

2020 Aug 3
X3Dv4 implementations are under way. X3D® Version 4 (X3Dv4) is a major upgrade to the Extensible 3D (X3D) Graphics International Standard that provides close support for the HTML5 Recommendation. X3Dv4 (WD2) draft specification is available to public now!

Update!  Please see Working Draft 2 (WD2) release 3 August 2020.

The Web3D Consortium's release page and 

2020 Jul 18
Starting with our Web3D member meeting,Web3D consortium announces a series of Webinars. Register Now!

News: this event is complete and online!  Please see the Web3D Webinars for these great sessions.

2020 Jul 1
Web3D 2020 Virtual Conference 9-13 November 2020 CALL FOR PARTICIPATION - Paper and Poster Deadline July 27, 2020
It’s our 25th anniversary don’t miss this opportunity to share and learn real-time interactive 3D at Web3D 2020.  Paper and Poster Submission Deadline 27July 2020.  
2020 Jun 15
The Consortium's Spring 2020 Newsletter is available. It contains stories and reports from activities and events. The Web3D Consortium regularly publishes a newsletter covering major Consortium events and news.
The Sprint 2020 Newsletter has been published and distributed.

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