2013 Jun 18
Web3D Consortium member Vicomtech hosts the Web3D 2013 Conference in San Sebastian, Spain. Vicomtech's Associate Director, Jorge Posada is Chair of the conference focusing on new 3D Web and Multimedia technologies.

The Web3D Consortium appreciate the efforts of the many individuals and organizations that worked to put together the Web3D 2013conference in San Sebastian, Spain at the Miramar Palace - Donostia from 19-22 June 2013.

2013 Jun 13
The 18th annual International Web3D Conference will showcase X3D. The program includes paper presentations, tutorials, workshops and our ever popular Web3D Showcase.
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2013 Jun 10
The CAD Working Group of the Web3D Consortium announces the availability of a key chain FOB built and printed using X3D.

Vince Marchetti has designed a printable key chain FOB using the CAD profile of the X3D Graphics International Stan

2013 Apr 12
3D graphics binary compression improvements and international efforts to standardize royalty-free encodings drive the Web3D Consortium's Call for Contributions to extend the X3D Compressed Binary Encoding.

3D graphics compression and streaming technology continues to steadily improve.

2013 Feb 13
Web3D Consortium members will be presenting their paper, "A Fresh Look at Immersive Volume Rendering: Challenges and Capabilities" at the IEEE VR 2013 Conference.

Web3D Consortium members will be presenting their latest X3D work at the IEEE VR 2013 Conference in Orlando, FL March 16-20.

2013 Jan 21
Two presentations made at OGC's 3DIM and Technical Plenary sessions by Leonard Daly for the Web3D Consortium.

The Open GeoSpatial Consortium held a technical committee meeting in Redlands, Jan 14-17, 2013. The Web3D Consortium made two presentations during the sessions - one each at the 3D Information Management (3DIM) SWG, and the Technical Plenary.

2012 Sep 20
ISO has completed a second study in two years showing that implementing standards provides benefits to companies by increased efficiency, reduced risk, increased international expansion, and new product & market development.

The International Standards Organization (ISO) has released its second case study in two years detailing the benefits to companies by implementing standards. The benefits accrue independent of size, bsuiness sector, or country.

2012 Sep 19
The 3D Portrayal Interoperability Experiment (3DPIE) united OGC and Web3D to successfully test and demonstrate different mechanisms for handling 3D geodata using open standards-based formats and services.

The Web3D Consortium is proud to have contributed to an important effort by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).  The 3D Portrayal Interoperability Experiment (3DPIE) unites and successfully tests and demonstrates different mechanisms for the 3D portrayal, delivery, and exploitation of geodata b

2012 Jul 31
The Web3D Consortium invites all SIGGRAPH attendees to attend its events during SIGGRAPH that showcase interactive animated 3D graphics using web technologies.

The Web3D Consortium has eight events during SIGGRAPH 2012 in Los Angeles that are open to all SIGGRAPH attendees. Except for the Tech Talk, all events will be held in room 513 near the West Hall of the LA Convention Center. The Tech Talk will be held on the Exhibit Floor.

2012 Jul 30
X3D is evolving to include support for medical and volume 3D visualization, user-customizable units, and refinements to the Geospatial component.

The EXtensible 3D Graphics standard X3D ( continues to evolve include more capabilities and improve the clarity and consistency of its specifications.