Virtual Reality Modeling Language


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Virtual Reality Modeling Language

[‚vər·chə·wəl rē‚al·əd·ē ′mäd·əl·iŋ ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
The markup specification for three-dimentional (virtual reality) objects and environments on the Web. Abbreviated VRML.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Virtual Reality Modeling Language

(virtual reality, language)
(VRML) A draft specification for the design and implementation of a platform-independent language for virtual reality scene description.

VRML 1.0 was released on 1995-05-26.

http://vrml.org/.

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Hypermail Archive.

Mailing list: <majordomo@wired.com> (message body: "subscribe www-vrml your-email-address").
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