Projects Wish List

Projects Wish List

Do you want to get involved? Here's how. There are many interesting projects with potentially broad impact that are looking for energetic developers. Many activities are support the rapid evolution and development of the X3Dv4 specification.

Motivated individuals with software development skills and Web authoring experience are welcome to start, or help develop, any of these candidate projects. Diverse talents are needed... maybe you too? There are excellent opportunities here!

All contributors are welcome to use the x3d-public mailing list for planning and design discussions. We are currently reviewing and improving this page each week as part of X3D Working Group.

Available Projects

  1. Blender X3D Support - Much work has progressed and efforts are well developed, has achievable goals.
  2. 3D Tiles Cesium X3D4 Support - An easy to use tool to improve workflow to support OGC 3D Tiles 1.1  and X3D4 together, both open standards. The Open source engine X3DOM is a mature and highly-cited Javascript software that runs with WebGL and WebXR.
  3. X3DOM has node and component support that lacks
  4. Unity Game Manager support for X3D exporter and X3D scene loader:
  5. 3D printer and scanner support for X3D:
  6. Support for publishing X3D models
    • WordPress to incude X3D models using X_ITE or X3DOM.
    • ​Develop a  WordPress module to incude X3D models
    • Wikipedia support for X3D models using X_ITE or X3DOM.
  7. X3D Conversions capabilities:
  8. Image support

Recognition Possibilities

Web3D Consortium wants to help incentivize these efforts. Candidate awards for great work include:

  • Consortium announcements on website and Twitter giving credit and announcing availability.
  • One year's free Professional Membership in Web3D Consortium.
  • Bragging rights in some kind of Web3D Developers Hall of Fame.
  • Web3D members who really want certain results might offer special rewards.
  • Got questions or ideas? Please Contact Us.

Further Improvements to Projects Wish List

Web3D Consortium is happy to add new projects here.

Additional ideas welcome, thanks for considering the possibilities.