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Whitepaper: Developing Web Applications With COLLADA and X3D

by Media MachinesJan 01, 2008

This paper published by Media Machines is intended to assist developers in understanding the similarities and differences between COLLADA and X3D, the design goals that informed their development, and how and where the two standards are used in practical applications. The paper states that rather than making a decision between the two technologies, many implementers can find that COLLADA and X3D can be used together as a powerful tool set for developing their Web and enterprise applications.

Whitepaper: X3D Earth Web Viewing and Authoring Requirements

by Media MachinesJan 01, 2008

This paper from Media Machines describes Media Machines’ involvement in the X3D Earth initiative being led the Naval Postgraduate School and the Web3D Consortium in partnership with Web3D vendors and affiliate organizations. The specific areas of focus in this research are the deployment of X3D Earth content within web browsers, developing high-performance and lightweight implementations for rendering and interaction, and providing affordable authoring solutions for integrating 3D models and geospatial data into real-time scenes.