[X3D-Public] Fw: Browser Standards from 2D to 3D (Jun 11, 2009)

Joe D Williams joedwil at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 4 00:35:09 PDT 2009

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From: "Silicon Valley Web Builder" <invite at eventbrite.com>
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Subject: Browser Standards from 2D to 3D (Jun 11, 2009)

Dear guests/members
This is a last minute joint event with ACM GRAPH SIG. We couldn't move 
the date due to ACM's schedule.
This is a important chapter of web standards as far as pushing the web 
from 2D to 3D envirnment.
I hope you could join us on a special meeting. Since we can't reach 
the entire list due to Eventbrite limit, please pass this link along 
to your friends. Not everyone in our group will receive invitation.

Event Summary:

Event: Browser Standards from 2D to 3D
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2009 from 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (PT)
Location: Garage I Building 4 Apple R&D Campus
4 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014

Event Details:

$5 Admission at door for non-ACM GRAPHSIG member

Jun 11 ThuBrowser Standards from 2D to 3D
Joint meeting with ACM SIGGraph
Date: Jun 11, 2009 ThuTime: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Location: "Garage I", building 4,   Apple R&D Campus
Address: 4 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA, 95014
Snack & Drink: Sponsored by ACM SIGGraph
$5 at the door

Graphics on the Web: Going Beyond Images and Rectangles
   by Vladimir Vukicevic
Over the past few years, browser innovation has proceeded at a fever 
pitch. As a result, the open web has many capabilities that were not 
possible even a few years ago, all available in a standards-compliant 
and cross-platform way. In this presentation, we'll look at some of 
the recently available capabilities, as well as provide a look at 
features that are currently being worked on. We'll also examine 
efforts to get 3D capabilities into the browser, and talk about some 
of the core improvements in browser technologies that are making this 

Vladimir Vukicevic's blog

Khronos Launches Initiative to Create Open Royalty Free Standard for 
Accelerated 3D on the Web

Vladimir Vukicevic has been involved with the Mozilla project for four 
years, and is currently the Firefox technical lead. Vlad is interested 
in bringing new capabilities to the open web platform, especially in 
the graphics and multimedia areas, to enable the development of rich 
and engaging web applications. In the past, he's been involved in 
improving portions of the Firefox UI, optimizing the browser's 
rendering layer,as well as implementing features such as the HTML5 
Canvas in Firefox.

Silicon Valley ACM SIGGRAPH
Professional Chapter Events    are open to the public.
7:30pm, Doors open, drinks, snacks
8:00pm, Feature presentation -
"Graphics on the Web: Going Beyond Images and Rectangles "

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