[thelist] Whatever happened to VRML?

phil phil at xlab.co.uk
Mon Mar 12 04:05:44 CST 2001

>>> Or let me make the question more general, what's the current state of 3D
>>> Animation in webpages?

we've been keeping an eye on viewpoint and it seems to be very impressive
and easy to use for quick and dirty 3D visualisation.

Nike seem to use it a lot for 3D models of their new trainers and Sony have
used it to animate and visualise the aibo robot dog thing.

they've also introduced a browser plug-in for mac so it's no longer
exclusive to windows, though the memory and cpu requirements are a bit
demanding for lower spec machines.

check out their site for more info - http://www.viewpoint.com





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