Google brings 3D to web browsers
Google's developers have released an API to bring 3D graphics to web browsers.
Google’s developers have created a plug-in to bring 3D graphics to web browsers – and this time, it’s no joke.
In a blog on the newly-created O3D blog, software engineers Matt Papakipos and Vangelis Kokkevis wrote: “We'd like to see the web offering the same type of 3D experiences that can be found on the desktop.”
Last month, Google announced it was looking to achieve this by working with open source group Khronos. Today, they’ve released a “shader-based, low-level graphics API” which brings 3D to major web browsers running on Mac, Windows or Linux operating systems.
Check out the 3D API in action in the Google video below, or visit the O3D site here.
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