3DIF

3DIF

(3D Industry Forum) An industry association founded by Intel and a group of leading 3D graphics vendors to promote a common, interactive 3D format for the general public. See U3D.
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This format was designed by the 3DIF consortium (3D Industry Forum) and later, in August 2005, it was standardized by Ecma (2) and became a universal standard presentation of 3D data of all kinds, enabling portability between various platforms.
As we progress with the adoption of U3D, it is gratifying as the chair of 3D Industry Forum (3DIF) to see Actify addressing key business process issues with the inclusion of U3D in their SpinFire product," said Richard Benoit, U3D Program Manager and Chair of 3DIF.
Today there are more than 30 companies involved in 3DIF, whose charter is to actively "promote 3D technologies and standards, define conformance testing and compliance, and provide a point of contact for ongoing 3D activities and development".
As chair of the 3D Industry Forum, Intel is very pleased to have Actify as a member of the organization," said Richard Benoit, business development manager for Intel Corporate Technology Group, and chair of the 3DIF.