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.
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.
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.
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.
The University’s main mandate is to focus on research and development, teaching and continuing professional education and training.
Spheroid Universe is a platform for developing and launching XR projects. The technological basis of the platform is the Spheroid XR Cloud and the Spheroid Script programming language.
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.
NIST’s mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
Blender Foundation is now an official Associate Member of The Khronos Group. The Blender Foundation is an independent public benefit organization with the purpose to provide a complete, free and open source 3D creation pipeline, managed by public projects on blender.org.
Taskcan Technologies is a New Zealand based pool of 3D professionals from the film VFX industry, producing solutions mostly within WebGL. Taskcan develops industrious pipelines for 3D web and e-commerce.
GO2FUTURE focuses on the development of software technologies for commercial interactions in 3D environments with VR devices, powered by iCloud Gaming.
LIV is on a mission to empower VR live streamers to connect with their audiences in novel and meaningful ways. Their content creators have driven over 1 billion views since launching in March 2018, and they are growing rapidly.
id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein®, DOOM®, QUAKE® and RAGE® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.
Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
SiliconArts sees a world of immersive experiences in virtual and augmented reality solutions using photo-realistic ray trace graphics in real-time for interactive gaming, visualization, design, and modeling. The team is composed of engineers with a passion for art and how to deliver it with next-generation graphics solutions.