3D Content For The Web

Speaker:  Alain Chesnais – Toronto, ON, Canada
Topic(s):  Web, Mobile and Multimedia Technologies


One of the most exciting developments in browser technology is the ability to present and interact with 3D assets in a web page. This talk will focus on the introduction of WebGL since 2011 and what toolkits have been built on top of WebGL to facilitate the development of interactive 3D scenes that can be represented in a web page.

After an introduction covering the history of WebGL itself and how it came to be supported in all of the major desktop browsers, we explore the capabilities offered by this Javascript library. We then explore the capabilities offered by three of the major toolkits built upon WebGL.

This talk will present X3Dom, Three.js and Babylon.js with the goal to provide the attendee with an understanding of the important aspects of each. Examples will be presented along with references to online tutorials that they can explore to further their understanding of the capabilities of each.

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  31
Duration:  60 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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