The Khronos Group would like to welcome Contributor Member Wayfair. Through cutting-edge innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want across a massive selection of home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. With technology like 3D modeling, extended reality experiences, machine learning and more, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.
Big news! 3D software developer, Autodesk has joined The Khronos Group. Autodesk is an industry-leading provider of 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, that joined the 3D Formats Working Group to support the Khronos glTF file format and the 3D Commerce Exploratory Group, a group of companies exploring standards and guidelines for the production and distribution of real-time 3D representations of products.
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 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.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Associate Member inVRsion. inVRsion is an innovative startup operating worldwide in the fields of products digitalization and store virtualization, developing hyper-realistic 3D and Virtual Reality solutions specifically dedicated to CPG industry and retail.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Associate member Coohom. Coohom provides 3D visualization solutions to their customers. They help their customers create 3D models and apply them in cutting edge AR, VR, 360-degree spins, floorplanning and high-quality rendering solutions.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Academic Member Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute for Computer Science and Control. The fundamental task of the Institute is to perform basic and application-oriented research in an interdisciplinary setting in the fields of computer science, engineering, information technology, intelligent systems, process control, wide-area networking and multimedia. The mission of MTA SZTAKI includes the transfer of up-to-date research results and state-of-the-art technology to university students. The Shared Virtual Reality Group within the Institute has been dealing with immersive and multi-user virtual reality since 2009 and has accomplished four large scale EU virtual reality projects until now. The Group published its own open-source virtual reality library called ApertusVR in 2016 which perfectly fits the scope of OpenXR.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Contributor Member ThreeKit, Inc. ThreeKit offers a 3D visualization platform that arms brands with tools to create interactive product experiences in e-commerce. Using ThreeKit, a single 3D asset can be turned into an interactive product demo, a 3D configurator, virtual product photograph, an AR asset, or a VR asset. Ben Houston, CTO and founder of ThreeKit, got his start in 2005 by providing visualization software for Hollywood. Since then, ThreeKit has been at the forefront of innovation in 3D. “This Khronos Group initiative will be fruitful for both technology providers, like ThreeKit, and brands and retailers all over the world,” said Ben Houston, CTO, ThreeKit. “We are optimistic that a unified standard will help focus innovation efforts on broadening the scope of features and functionality of such a standard and eliminate the need to support non-standard formats. Brands and retailers will be able to rely on a consistent asset experience to support their omnichannel strategy.”
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Contributor Member Gyrfalcon Technology. Gyrfalcon Technology Inc is a leading developer of high-performance, low-power and low-cost Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerators, founded in 2017 by veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and Artificial Intelligence scientists. Learn more about Gyrfalcon Technology.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome its newest Contributor Member, CTRL-labs. CTRL-labs builds radically pragmatic non-invasive neural interface technology with single-neuron resolution. The CTRL-kit SDK enables XR developers, roboticists, designers, and researchers to reimagine the relationship between humans and machines. CTRL-labs technology encompasses research at the intersection of computational neuroscience, statistics, machine learning, biophysics, hardware, and human-computer interaction.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Contributor Member Electronic Arts. Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, with more than 300 million registered players around the world. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for consoles, mobile devices and personal computers. In addition to actively collaborating with Vulkan, NNEF, and glTF - EA has joined Khronos to help drive innovation and industry standards that aid in delivering amazing experiences to players.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome its newest Associate Member NSITEXE. In NSITEXE’s semiconductor IP, we realize a balance between performance and power that realizes compatibilities, and also support the quality aspects that meet automotive standard. We will supply a processor and development environment that you can use generically, from various industrial applications to smart home appliances.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome Contributor Member HP Inc. HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. HP’s virtual reality technology is founded upon our rich history of product innovation and deeply rooted customer relationships which enables us to deliver the most immersive technologies that help businesses lead their industries.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome its newest Contributor Member GuangDong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp. For the last 10 years, OPPO has been focusing on manufacturing camera phones, while innovating mobile photography technology breakthroughs. Today, OPPO provides excellent smartphone photography experiences to over 200 million young people around the world.
The Khronos Group would like to welcome its newest Associate Member DGG (Darmstadt Graphics Group GmbH). DGG develops RapidCompact, a software that reduces the size of 3D data sets in a fully-automatic fashion, optimizing 3D models for different use cases such as VR, AR and 3D on the Web. Being a spinoff of the Fraunhofer Society, DGG embraces innovation as well as standardization efforts, which has made them a strong supporter of Khronos’ glTF format.