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Category Archives: Virtual Reality

W3C and XR Immersive Enterprise 2020

W3C has been driving a set of discussions around the AR/VR/XR space since our first W3C Workshop on Web and Virtual Reality in 2016.  Since then the work has expanded both the depth and scope of what we’re doing and is now under the Immersive Web Working Group. The W3C Business Development team and Technical […]
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XR Accessibility User Requirements first public working draft published by W3C/WAI

XR Accessibility User Requirements – call for review

As a platform, XR or virtual and immersive environments, augmented or mixed reality is becoming more stable and commonplace. The leveraging of existing hardware means it may become ubiquitous. XR has uses that go beyond the conventional view of this technology, that it is only a novelty, or form of entertainment. Healthcare and education are […]
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Announcing the Immersive Web Working Group

Over the past several years, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technology has grown from a handful of developer kits to millions of capable devices in our hands everyday. During this time the W3C’s Immersive Web Community Group (formerly known as the WebVR Community Group) has been exploring how this VR/AR technology intersects with the web. […]
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W3C Developer meetup in Lyon, October 22

Mark your calendar and register now for another amazing W3C developer meetup! This free event is scheduled on Monday October 22 (from 6:30pm to 10:30pm) on the premises of Université de Lyon, in the 7th district of downtown Lyon (France), near square Jean Macé. We’re particularly excited to be back in Lyon to meet and […]
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HTML 5.2 is done, HTML 5.3 is coming

Today W3C releases HTML 5.2. This is the second revision of HTML5, following last year’s HTML 5.1 Recommendation. In 2014 we expressed a goal to produce a revision roughly every year; HTML 5.2 is a continuation of that commitment. This Recommendation like its predecessor provides an updated stable guide to what is HTML. In the […]
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W3C and OGC Augmented Reality Pilot – an exciting adventure for W3C!

[Chinese translation available.] W3C has partnered with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to define an Augmented Reality (AR) Pilot Project — to enable the seamless integration of real world, geospatial, and web data — as part of the OGC Innovation Program. In this program, we expect to validate existing W3C Standards and to lay foundations […]
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Join experts, innovators and inventors at the inaugural W3C Executive Forum

Our mission is to lead the Web to its full potential. For decades W3C, with our members, have had a leadership role in driving strategic conversations about emerging technologies and their impact on business. On November 8 2017, in the heart of Silicon Valley,  W3C will host the inaugural W3C Executive Forum with industry leaders, thought […]
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W3C Developer meetup in San Francisco, November 6

We are just a week away from W3C annual Technical Plenary week in the outskirts of San Francisco, where this year again, we are organizing a developer meetup! The event is free, open to anyone who registers for it. We are biased, but we think we have a pretty exciting program lined up: We will […]
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