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Khronos Group Welcomes CGTrader as Contributor Member

Established in 2011, CGTrader is the world’s largest 3D content provider, with 1.1M 3D models and 3.9M 3D designers on board.

Today, more than 420,000 businesses are sourcing assets on CGTrader Stock Marketplace, and leading eCommerce brands and retailers are using CGTrader ARsenal, the end-to-end 3D product visualization and AR platform, to generate 3D content for the entire eCommerce pipeline.

Brands like Nike, Microsoft, Made.com, NVIDIA, and Staples choose the ARsenal enterprise platform to produce high-quality, photorealistic 3D assets for everything from product prototyping and marketing collateral to virtual showrooms and product experiences.

By combining our state-of-the-art 3D automation tools with the world’s largest 3D designer community, we gain a unique scalability advantage. Our platform can handle thousands of 3D models per month to deliver top-quality visuals in timelines that are not feasible for most other providers.

“Since the company was founded a decade ago by a 3D designer Marius Kalytis (COO), CGTrader has been committed to making 3D content accessible to all industries and businesses,” explains CGTrader CEO and co-founder Dalia Lasaite. “Creating consistent standards and 3D asset experience will accelerate the mass adoption of 3D media across all platforms and customer touch points, enriching online experiences and inevitably paving the way for future innovation. We are delighted to join forces with the preeminent leaders of the Khronos Group and contribute to developing the guidelines for 3D media standards.”

Khronos Group Welcomes SuperDNA3DLab as Associate Member

SuperDNA is an established 3D lab offering cutting-edge 3D solutions along with its partners and develop 3D content for all facets of the e-commerce pipeline from product sampling and prototyping, to marketing, virtual showroom creation, and product representations. We have created over 40,000 high-performing, true-to-life 3D models and have nearly half a million hours of experience.

With a repository of more than 75,000 materials and textures, we have significantly cut down the turnaround time and costs for the creation of even the most complex 3D products.

We have recently joined the Khronos Group to stay abreast of the latest developments in the authoring and integration of interoperability standards for 3D media.

We are glad to join hands and interface with the industry-leading members of the Khronos Group and work in tandem to define how customers interact with embedded 3D models and product representations across platforms.

We eagerly look forward to liaising with the preeminent leaders in the technology landscape who are defining the consistency and harmony of dynamic media for end consumers on embedded as well as high-performing systems.

Khronos Group Welcomes Hexa as Contributor Member

Hexa uses their proprietary technology to convert retailers and brands existing images into immersive content at half the cost and twice the speed.They offer a risk free SaaS business model to its partners, who can now avoid upfront expenses that are usually required to create 3D content and reach positive ROI. Hexa’s customers use their product to lower visualization costs, increase sales metrics, improve customer acquisition costs and distribute content globally.

Khronos Group Welcomes University of Illinois as Academic Member

The University of Illinois is dedicated to building upon its tradition of excellence in education, research, public engagement and economic development. They are among the nation’s research powerhouses. Their faculty has developed many of the technologies that enable modern electronic devices, pioneered agricultural practices that feed the world, and shaped the government policies that protect the vulnerable in our society.

Khronos Group Welcomes ATLATL Software as Associate Member

ATLATL was founded to solve the challenge all brands face: How to engage and sell to digital consumers in an evolving world. ATLATL’s platform enables web-based 3D product visualization, interactive 3D product configuration, augmented reality, and an enablement portal that narrows the divide between brands and their consumers through compelling, yet maintainable experiences.

Khronos Group Welcomes HONOR as Contributor Member

Established in 2013, HONOR is a leading global provider of smart devices. We are committed to becoming a global iconic tech brand and enabling a smart life across all scenarios and all channels, for all people. With a strategic focus on innovation, quality and service, HONOR is dedicated to developing technology that empowers people around the globe to go beyond through its R&D capabilities and forward-looking technology, as well as creating a new intelligent world for everyone with its portfolio of innovative products.

Khronos Group Welcomes Tohoku University as Academic Member

Tohoku University is renowned for its achievements in technological innovation and for the practical application of these technologies to the advancement of society. It was selected as a Designated National University and a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government. In 2020, the Times Higher Education ranked Tohoku University the top university in Japan.

Khronos Group Welcomes OPPO as Contributor Member

OPPO is a leading global smart device brand. Since the launch of its first mobile phone - “Smiley Face” - in 2008, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the perfect synergy of aesthetic satisfaction and innovative technology. Today, OPPO provides a wide range of smart devices spearheaded by the Find and Reno series. Beyond devices, OPPO provides its users with the ColorOS operating system and internet services like OPPO Cloud and OPPO+. OPPO operates in more than 40 countries and regions, with 6 Research Institutes and 5 R&D Centers worldwide, as well as an International Design Center in London. More than 40,000 of OPPO’s employees are dedicated to creating a better life for customers around the world.

Khronos Group Welcomes ALL3D as Associate Member

ALL3D is focused on wholesale or direct-to-consumer brands in the home category. Due to Covid-19, the $250+ Billion home market is rapidly moving from brick and mortar to online. With this renewed focus on home and the absence of being able to touch and feel the product, home brands need better product visualization, 2D & 3D inspirational imagery, AR, virtual showrooms and immersive experiences. ALL3D software provides an end-to-end self-service platform, to enable the brands to create reusable, low cost content for at 1/10th the cost of traditional photography. This content can be used for websites, email campaigns, catalogs, social media, virtual trade shows and other marketing channels. ALL3D is the Shopify of 3D experiences.

Khronos Group Welcomes Kivisense Technology as Associate Member

Kivisense’s main business is AR algorithms with an AI focus. The company developes technologies that can track the movement of image, face, wrist, foot or other body parts on the web in real-time. Kivisense also builds the WebAR authoring platform, Kivicube, where users can create AR scenes in 5-mins without any programming skills. The rendering engine that Kivisense developed is based on WebGL and the company fully supports glTF standards. The company has supported more than 1 billion AR scanning interactions in 2020. Key customers and partners of the company include Ernst & Young, Kering Group, LVMH Group, JD, IFS, PetroChina, China Tobacco, TTDEYE and many others.

An Open Future: Sidequest joins the Khronos Group to support OpenXR

​The Khronos Group would like to Welcome Sidequest as an Associate member. At SideQuest we believe that XR deserves an open future to be able to properly flourish, and we at SideQuest are delighted to be able to support that future. OpenXR is the working group we are particularly interested and we plan on showing our support by helping our partners, developers and users to see the benefits that OpenXR provides.

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