The Khronos Group would like to welcome Associate Member Crank Software. Storyboard is Crank Software’s embedded UI solution that enables the rapid development of graphically rich, responsive touch screens for embedded platforms. Easy to use with quick 3D animations and brilliant effects, Storyboard lets you create UIs that exceed a customer’s smartphone experience, even on resource-constrained devices. Major household brands like Coca-Cola, John Deere and GE Appliances rely on Crank to get their award-winning embedded devices to market faster, and with a higher performance than ever before.
The Khronos Group is deeply saddened to learn of the fire and loss of life at Kyoto Animation Studio. We send our deepest condolences to the families, friends and community.
DGG has launched a case study on 3D workflow automation in E-Commerce. The DGG workflow centres around glTF. Are a business that is active in E-Commerce, and interested in using real-time 3D graphics technology, such as AR, VR or 3D on the Web, on a massive amount of 3D datasets? Read the full call for participation on the DGG website.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Contributor Member Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research center with a pioneering history in high-performance computing. The Laboratory-wide computational science ‘ecosystem’ integrates more than 350 scientists and engineers, working in interdisciplinary project teams with embedded applied mathematicians and computer scientists. Argonne’s computational science capability comprises and leverages the hardware and expertise within the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, the Joint Laboratory for System Evaluation, and the Laboratory Computing Resource Center.
Adobe Dimension 2.3 was release which includes new ways to create and share, including glTF/GLB export. New features include a new align & distribute tool; Ability to export 3D models; Support for embedding 3D scenes on the web (Beta). See the complete list of new features in the latest updated.
Cesium launched a new Blender add-on that makes it easier to publish and stream 3D models on the web via Cesium ion. The add-on uses the official Khronos glTF Blender exporter to convert the model to glTF before uploading to ion for tiling.