LONDON, UK — 3DRepo.org is pleased to announce a successful development of XML3DRepo thanks to an ongoing collaboration with DFKI, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence. XML3D by DFKI is an open source extension to HTML that supports interactive 3D graphics in WebGL-enabled web browsers. 3D Repo is a recent versioning framework for 3D assets that provides raw access to its NoSQL database. XML3DRepo, in turn, is a server-side combination of the two technologies that stores a unified file format independent representation of 3D scenes in its repository but exposes a RESTful API for a deeper integration with other services using a variety of encodings selected between by the client application.
“XML3DRepo: A REST API for Version Controlled 3D Assets on the Web” will be presented at the 18th International Conference on 3D Web Technology (Web3D 2013) in San Sebastian, Spain.
This research was partly sponsored by the UK EPSRC-funded EngD. Centre in Virtual Environments, Imaging and Visualisation (EP/G037159/1), the EU projects VERVE and FI-CONTENT, the Intel Visual Computing Institute, and Arup.