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2022 Dec 10
Web3D 2022 from 2-4 November 2022 was hosted by Telecom SudParis in Evry, France and Online. The 27th International Conference On 3D Web Technology shared innovative and creative ideas on web-based interactive 3D applications. Work related to various domains, including content creation, 3D publishing technologies, Web tools, VR/AR and Rendering. This year’s theme was “The Open Metaverse” - Sharing of interactive and interoperable 3D worlds.

Web3D 2022 conference was held in Evry, Paris, France from 2-4 November 2023. Detailed Summary Report with

2022 Oct 21
Web3D Consortium Members presenting and advocating 3D Web standards to the 3D Body Tech Community!

Web3D Members - Chris Lane CEO, 3dMD and William Glascoe along with Web3D Consortium Executive Director, Anita Havele advocating the use of open interoperable Web3D Visualization standards to the 3D Body Tech industry and users on 25 and 26 October 2022. 

2022 Sep 26
Web3D 2022 from 2-4 November 2022 Evry(Paris), France. The conference is a hybrid event - on-line and in-person. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about applications and research trends of 3D on the Web! This year’s theme is “The Metaverse” with emphasize on the interoperability of interactive 3D worlds. Keynote speakers: Marc Petit, Epic Games, Nicholas Polys, Web3D Consortium & Virginia Tech, and Dr. Michael Zyda, Founding Director of USC’s Computer Science Games Program along with presentations from other industry leaders and visionaries. Conference Highlights: Keynote Speakers, Papers, Posters, Tutorials, Workshops, Panel Session and more.

Web3D 2022 -  Register Now!     https://web3d.siggraph.org

2022 Jul 2
Join the Web3D Consortium at our Virtual Siggraph 2022 Birds of the Feather(BOF) session on July 26th from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific, for a discussion on how Web3D technology contributes to the Metaverse.

Web3D Ecosystem and the Metaverse

2022 Jul 1
Papers submission deadline extended to July 30th, 2002. Join your fellow 3D Graphics technologists at the Web3D 2022 Conference(in-person and on-line) Nov 2-4, 2022 in Evry(Paris), France, as we share and discuss how Web3D innovations contribute to the Metaverse. This year's theme is "Connected 3D Universes" providing new visions on how an unified Metaverse may become a game-changer for the future of 3D communication and the role Web3D technologies will play. Learn and Share your latest 3D work! We welcome all topics related to Web/mobile 3D content creation, publishing technology, tools, Virtual worlds, Metaverse and related studies.
Web3D 2022 Conference,  2-4 November 2022 (In-person and Virtual) -  Evry(Paris), France.
2022 Jun 30
The Metaverse Standards Forum provides a unique opportunity to achieve secure, collaborative (interoperable), durable, and pervasive Mixed-Reality content. The Web3D Consortium members bring decades of prior research into 3D graphics interoperability and WWW ecosystem standardizations; integration with ISO-IEC Extensible 3D (X3D) Version 4 will bring quick wins that catalyze new value and provide crucial assurances for Metaverse creators and participants.
We hope the Metaverse Standards Forum will bring together standards organizations and industry partners and their decades of research to manif
2022 Jun 5
Web3D Consortium's position paper on the confusion with the term ‘Metaverse’ and the key issues that have kept the Metaverse from manifesting the last two decades: user experience and corporate cooperation.

With this position paper, Web3D Consortium seeks to address this confusion by exploring the history of the ‘Metaverse’ that has led us to our current state, providing a workable definition of the term ‘Metaverse’, and providing a vision for its sustainable, cooperative constructio

2022 Apr 10
Share your latest 3D work! Join your fellow 3D Graphics technologists peers by contributing your scientific innovation, technical development or artistic accomplishments! The 27th International Conference on 3D Web Technology will be held from Nov 2-4, 2022 in a hybrid format (in-person and online). We welcome all topics related to Web/mobile 3D content creation, publishing technology, tools, Virtual worlds, Metaverse and related studies. sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH, in-Cooperation with the Web3D Consortium, hosted by Institut Mines-Telecom, Paris, France

 

2022 Jan 31
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.

X3D 4.0 ISO Committee Draft has been approved.  Ballot for X3D version 4  Draft International Standard (DIS) is expected to occur June 2022. 

2022 Jan 19
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.

Web3D Consortium 2021 Annual Report 

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