Organizational Members



From Healthcare to Artificial Intelligence. For 20-plus years, 3dMD has enabled its worldwide customer community to successfully Train AI, Wear Tech, and Image Health. With a proven clinical background, 3dMD offers industrial-strength temporal-3D (4D-motion) dense-surface camera systems for human subject applications demanding ‘near ground truth’ ‘real-world’ 3D shape accuracy including healthcare, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, humanoid robotics, wearable-tech, human factors, ergonomics, anthropometrics, AR/VR/XR, etc. With a highly efficient subject workflow suitable for recruiting thousands of subjects, 3dMD supports high-volume head, face, full body, hand, and foot performance capture exercises for many customer innovations from clinical findings and ‘real world’ AI/ML training to groundbreaking design of wearable tech, performance apparel, and efficient ergonomics. 3dMD’s robust technology has sustained the findings in hundreds of peer-reviewed investigative research publications – many of which are found on our website.


Ajou University, established in 1973 under the motto of "Asia's best university for the 21st century", is a leading research university with 10 colleges in Korea.  Ajou University activities include design and modeling of high-fidelity facial animation for the Humanoid Animation (H-Anim).

Since its establishment on September 27, 1951 as Cheongju Junior Agriculture College, Chungbuk National University comes to celebrate its 64th opening anniversary this year. The founding of Chungbuk National University resulted from the hope of the whole residents, providing higher education demanded by the community, even though through the Korean civil war. Chungbuk Provincial College, raised to the status of Chungbuk National University, has continued to grow rapidly and has become an outstanding and leading university in Korea that plays a key role in the field of education and research. In the 1970s, Chungbuk National University, as a national university representing our region, had already prepared a springboard that could take a leap into the future.

Chungbuk National University is a national university including 13 Colleges and 8 Graduate Schools. With the rapid change of the education environment followed by globalization and with unlimited competition followed by neo-liberalism, Chungbuk National University will become one of the most comparative and globalized universities through the invitation of excellent new students and outstanding new professors, the finest support for education and research of professors, an efficient environment for learning based facilities and industry academic cooperation system, and a supporting administration system.

CSIRO, Austrailia's  Natural Heritage group is focused on the development of examples, best practices and new techniques to capture, archive and distribute 3D representations of natural (biological) objects.  Seeking to model, preserve and communicate the visual and informational aspects of 3D objects holding historical and intellectual interest.


EDF Group is one of the leading European energy players with Europe’s largest electricity generation assets. With our large experience of the energy markets, we can tailor our activities to local conditions and develop our expertise worldwide with our subsidiaries and equity interests around the world.

ETRI, Korea is a non-profit government-funded research institute. ETRI contributes to the nation’s economic and social development through research, development and distribution of industrial core technologies in the field of Information, Communications, Electronics, Broadcasting and Convergence technologies. ETRI is one of the leading research institutes in wireless communication domain with more than 2500 patents filed.

Web3D Consortium partnership is important to ETRI for its ISO international standardization efforts on 3D Printing and Scanning. As the ISO JTC 1 WG 12 on 3D Printing and scanning evolves, collaboration with Web3D Consortium's WG Design, Printing and Scanning (DPS) will help advance this effort. The expertise of the Web3D Consortium DSP WG and the close association between JTC 1 SC 24 and Web3D Consortium will further benefit ISO standardization of 3D Printing and Scanning initiative. 



The Image Processing (IP) Research Department contributes in the fields of:

  • Efficient signal processing and compression methods
  • Adaptation of coding schemes to transmission protocols and methods
  • Implementation of hardware and software components
  • Development of interactive services and applications based front edge technologies
  • Integration of real and virtual worlds for immersive multimedia applications.

The Center of Excellence in C4I at George Mason University is the nation's first and only civilian university-based entity offering a comprehensive academic and research program in military applications of information technology. The center performs research in sensing and fusion, C3 architectures, communications and signal processing, command support and intelligent systems, modeling and simulation, and information systems. The center is allied with multiple academic departments, including Computer Science, Electrical/Computer/Telecommunications Engineering, Statistics, Systems Engineering and Operations Research.

Integrated Virtual Networks

IVN  solutions enable immersive virtual conferencing via the web at real-time frame rates with synchronized audio in a highly realistic virtual world. Capturing live video images from arbitrary background environment, then streaming the captured video over the web and transplanting the captured  video into computer generated 3D virtual and augmented reality environments.

IVN is collaborating with Web3D consortium members and believe using Web3D standard will benefit their AR/VR solutions. IVN is looking forward to playing an influential role in the evolution of Web3D Standards


Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was established in 1971 as the nation’s first graduate school specializing in science and engineering education and research. The school’s founding was a catalyst for Korea’s rapid rise from a producer of light industry goods to a world leader in high-technology industries.

Research emphasis from the outset has been put on both theoretical and applied studies. KAIST continues to be Korea’s foremost center for mid- to long-term strategic R&D projects with national and international significance. The University has pioneered the establishment of competitive graduate school programs in Korea.


Founded in 1966, KIST is a premier multi disciplinary research institute in Korea. Our goal is to research, develop, and transfer creative, original technologies that are necessary to advance our nation’s science and technology base. Specifically, we focus on fusion technologies that will propel Korea’s economic growth, especially in the areas of environment, energy, health, security, and materials.

KIST will continue to proactively foster partnerships with industries, universities, and research institutes. It is our firm belief that through such cooperation we can grasp rapidly changing trends in S&T field as well as accumulate and disseminate knowledge that will enhance the wellbeing of our citizens.

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is a world center for advanced research and education in ocean science and technology, through the development of better instruments, systems, and methods for scientific research in the deep waters of the ocean. MBARI emphasizes the peer relationship between engineers and scientists as a basic principle of its operation. All of the activities of MBARI must be characterized by excellence, innovation, and vision.


Advancing the state-of-the-art in IT in such applications as cyber security and biometrics, the National Institute of Standards and Technology accelerates the development and deployment of systems that are reliable, usable, interoperable, and secure; advances measurement science through innovations in mathematics, statistics, and computer science; and conducts research to develop the measurements and standards infrastructure for emerging information technologies and applications.

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The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the Department of the Navy foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.

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Few scientific 3D-printable models are available online, and the expertise required to generate and validate such models remains a barrier. The NIH 3D Print Exchange eliminates this gap with an open, comprehensive, and interactive website for searching, browsing, downloading, and sharing biomedical 3D print files, modeling tutorials, and educational material.

The NIH 3D Print Exchange is a collaborative effort led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and the National Library of Medicine

SenseGraphics has developed a powerful extended simulation platform with many essential features specifically designed for medical simulation. Breathtaking graphics and visual effects, realistic physical behaviour, photo realistic anatomical 3D structures created from real patient data and immersive haptic feedback – all that takes medical simulation to the next level.

Smithsonian Institution the world's largest museum, education, and research complex. A community of learning and discovery. Smithsonian Institute has joined the Web3D Consortium to evolve the open standards and solutions for cultural and natural heritage. As Web3D distribution channels mature, there is considerable interest in improving the handling and interactive display of digital artifacts and their metadata. 

Synergy Software Design, LLC is a small business, HUBZone-certified Federal government contractor established in 2004. Offering Software Development, Consulting, and CAD services to Federal government and commercial clients. Experts in the fields of facility asset management, inspection data systems, training and simulation tools, data and application requirements consulting, and healthcare IT systems. Developing emerging standards and expanding current application knowledge for future enterprise-level endeavors. Synergy deployed to the Navy an all-digital web-based solution for specialized facility inspections (SPIDERS). SPIDERS has reduced the total cost of Navy specialized facility inspections by 30%. and deployed the first and only enterprise 3D facility planning tool to the Navy that utilizes X3D. 

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Web-Scale Visual Computing for 3D Apps :Threedy provides the visual computing technologies to translate the ever growing web of 3D, business and process data into highly responsive and interactive 3D applications. Adapting  to challenging and new requirements with  web-scale architecture. Making product development, iteration and changes continuous, predictable and cost-efficient. Elevating Digital Transformation to Another Dimension.

Toshiba joins the Web3D Consortium to further improve X3D's functionality for version 4.0 (X3DOM) in the areas of volume rendering, texture mapping and other 3D visualization extensions and solutions. 

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The University of Suwon was founded by Kowoon foundation in 1982 under the mottos of Thrift, Justice, and Originality. The University has rapidly grown to be one of the major universities in Seoul metropolitan area by virtue of superb educational environment and sincere efforts of prestigious faculty and excellent students.

It presently comprises ten colleges with eight divisions and forty six departments as well as a graduate school and seven special graduate schools. The University continues to develop a more suitable educational system and offer a high quality educational service to students. The multi-major system is one of those efforts through which students are expected to be able to develop their capabilities in broad and various ways. Moreover, the University is operating various research institutes, such as Kowoon Institute of Technology Innovation and Regional Consortium Center, and has been playing the role of the mecca of the development of fundamental sciences as well as the stronghold of the cooperation of industries with universities.

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Versar, Inc. is a global  company based in Washington, DC. Versar provides program management support and tailored solutions to government clients as well as to industries worldwide, delivering construction management, environmental sciences, security systems integration services and engineering infrastructure solutions.

Versar looks forward to collaborating with Web3D consortium membership to advocate for the adoption, deployment, and procurement of X3D version 4.  We believe this new standard will benefit our diverse client base and look forward to playing an influential role in its evolution.  By leveraging the consortium's technical excellence and history of developing open platforms that promote interoperability, Versar is eager to work with the consortium to bring innovative solutions leveraging this new standard and achieving the consortium's goal of X3D Everywhere. 

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Vicomtech is an applied research centre specialising in Advanced Interaction technologies, Computer Vision, Data Analytics, Computer Graphics and Language Technologies located in San Sebastián, Spain.

Vicomtech belongs to, a strategic alliance of international applied research centres working in computer graphics and multimedia technologies. is composed of different international prestigious applied investigation centres. All of these members work on Computer Graphics and Multimedia technologies, which gives the net an internationalization active and strategic profile to its investigation activity.

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Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college named Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, Virginia Tech is now a comprehensive, innovative research university with the largest number of degree offerings in Virginia. VT’s Advanced Research Computing (ARC) is an interdisciplinary environment dedicated to advancing capabilities and insight in computational science and engineering using supercomputing and visual analysis tools. Access to data is paramount for an effective coupling of centralized resources and distributed researchers; therefore the group is focusing on the development of software infrastructures that support a variety of domains and use-cases including web service tools for data translation, manipulation, and visualization. In addition, ARC provides educational and support services to drive access to and adoption of cutting-edge integrated information spaces.