Our latest news & events

Now available Gestaltor Automated - The headless glTF library!
January 2023

We always try to listen to the 3D real-time and metaverse industry. So it came that we built Gestaltor Automated. It is based on Gestaltor Desktop and the Python standard library and targets companies that require automated processing for hundreds or thousands of 3D assets in the context of glTF. Gestaltor Automated allows for a seamless integration into 3D graphics production pipelines and offers the whole feature set of Gestaltor Desktop  
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UX3D at the Virtual glTF Meetup on the 24th of January 2023
January 2023

Our Managing Director, Norbert Nopper will talk about the challenges of staging 3D assets for the Metaverse using glTF. He will give a hands-on demonstration on how to optimize, remix, merge and compose glTF by using UX3D´s well known glTF editor Gestaltor Gestaltor.  
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UX3D releases a preview of the next generation Gestaltor Desktop
January 2023

Gestaltor 2.0 is the new version of the Gestaltor Desktop glTF editor and stager. Its new modular architecture is focused on parallel operations, an improved UX and utilizing the powerful Gestaltor Automated backend. The pre-alpha version is now available, already showcasing a glimpse of existing and new features. Note that this version should not be used in production and that features are still subject to change. We invite you to test Gestaltor 2.0 and appreciate your feedback at support@ux3d.io.  
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OTOY® and UX3D announce a strong partnership
September 2022

We are proud to announce a new partnership with OTOY. The integration of our UX3D glTF Scene Toolkit into the OTOY marketplace opens a new and wide range of opportunities across the worldwide digital content creation tool landscape. It is great to see that our both companies believe in the strong position and the future of glTF for 3D real time visualization and the open Metaverse.
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UX3D at the Siggraph BoF on 1st August 2022
August 2022

Norbert Nopper, the Managing Director of UX3D, is part of the Khronos expert round talking about “Advanced PBR Material Parameters in glTF” at the Siggraph BOF event. The experts will discuss about how materials use Physically Based Rendering (PBR) in glTF 2.0 and present recent extensions that are extending the range of physical materials can be expressed.
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July 2022

UX3D’s founder and managing director, Norbert Nopper, has been awarded the Khronie award. Khronie awards are presented to individuals who have made significant contributions in advancing the work of Khronos Working Groups towards their goals. “Norbert’s work within 3D Formats WG, PBR TSG, Tooling TSG, 3D Commerce WG, and Certification TSG exemplifies his level of commitment to Khronos and open standards!”
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UX3D became a member of the Metaverse Standards Forum
June 2022

Leading international standards organizations and companies joined forces to create interoperability standards for an open metaverse. This forum is hosted under the name of Metaverse Standards Forum. We are proud that UX3D is one of the participating organizations to engage in forum discussions and projects. If you want to know more about the Metaverse Standards Forum please visit the official website.
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UX3D at the DMEXCO Spring Summit 2022
May 2022

Arnold Pötsch, Sr. Manager at UX3D, presented the importance of glTF for 3D E-commerce and the Metaverse at the DMEXCO Spring Summit. Amongst experts from Snap, Meta and Decentraland he illustrated the best case 3D real time asset creation workflow by using Gestaltor, the first glTF editor on the market. As part of the DMEXCO community you can watch his recorded presentation here:
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UX3D at the Metaverse Day
May 2022

Norbert Nopper, the founder and managing director of UX3D, was invited to share his knowledge about 3D real time graphics and standards at the Metaverse Day hosted by Must, an all-in-one B2B Metaverse solution company. Besides listening to Norbert’s very impressive panel "GLTF FOR NFT, THE METAVERSE AND BEYOND" the virtual booth crew was excited to interact with trade fair visitors’ avatars and being connected in a totally immersive experience.
You can find here the whole panel of Norbert as a recorded video:
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UX3D active member of the BVDW Ressort Metaverse
April 2022

UX3D is happy to announce that our colleague Arnold Pötsch was appointed to the co-chair of BVDW´s Lab Metaverse: Technology - Infrastructure, Devices and Software. We value the opportunity to bring our whole team´s knowledge in open standards and our expertise in 3D real time technology into this group. Read the whole press release in German language here…
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UX3D in  DIGITAL PRODUCTION January/ February 2022
January 2022

We were honored to write a six-page article about glTF and 3DCommerce in the leading German magazine for digital media productions. We took the chance to explain how big companies are building their 3D real- time pipelines and how our glTF editor Gestaltor can help during the production process. You´ll find a pdf of the article under 
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2021
December 2021

Register for SIGGRAPH Asia 2021! Join leading Computer Graphics professionals in Tokyo, Japan, and/or online this 14–17 December at SIGGRAPH Asia’s very first hybrid edition! The in-person event is confirmed and will take place at the iconic Tokyo International Forum. In addition, there will be a significant range of conference programs accessible...
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Update on the Khronos 3D Viewer Certification Program
Wednesday, 08 December 2021

3D Commerce Working Group builds industry consensus on best practices for the reliable cross-platform rendering of glTF assets Rendering variability across multiple platforms has long been a pain point for content creators wishing to reliably represent 3D models, such as products on a 3D Commerce website. In June 2021 Khronos launched...
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UX3D in the German tech magazine iX 12/2021
November 2022

Our colleague, Dr. Mathias Kanzler, had the chance to share UX3D´s knowledge about 3D real-time visualization and the glTF standard. You can find the full article in the iX magazine 12/2021 or under READ MORE 
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Join our next glTF webinar
Thursday, 28 October 2021

Join us for this unique event where 3D developers and animators can meet up and learn how to get the most from using the glTF 3D format in their applications, products and tools. We have an exciting line-up...
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New glTF Extensions Raise the Bar on 3D Asset Visual Realism
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

glTF extensions supporting refraction, color attenuation, and volumetric properties already shipping in industry-leading viewers and renderers. The Khronos Group an open consortium of industry-leading...
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Join our next WebGL + WebGPU Meetup
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 at 9a.m. PDT (-7 GMT)

Please join us for the next WebGL™ + WebGPU Meetup! We have an exciting lineup including the latest news from the Working Groups, glTF Sample Viewer and extensions, &...
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UX3D on heise online
June 2021

On the very popular tech platform heise online, UX3D explained glTF & the importance of 3DCommerce. Khronos’ new certification process for 3D viewers was a core topic.
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Khronos Launches 3D Commerce Viewer Certification Program
Wednesday, 09 June 2021

Consistent display of virtual products across multiple platforms increases consumer confidence and reduces returns; Multiple viewers in the pipeline to be certified.
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Khronos KTX 2.0 Textures Enable Compact, Visually Rich, glTF 3D Assets
Tuesday, 20 April 2021

The Khronos® Group announces the ratification of KTX™ 2.0, adding support for Basis Universal supercompression to this container format for reliable, ubiquitous distribution of GPU textures...
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2021 glTF Sample Viewer webinar
Wednesday, 24 March 2021

glTF expert, Norbert Nopper, demonstrated features in the new glTF Sample Viewer, including new glTF PBR Next materials support like sheen & transmission, new 3D Commerce specific glTF features like material variants...
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Render Everything Everywhere
Tuesday, 08 December 2020

Catching up after the Khronos 3D Commerce Working Group Webinar: Q&A Online merchandising has evolved from using text descriptions of products to images, and now to interactive 3D. This new medium...
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3D commerce panel oct2020
Tuesday, 27 October 2020

The 3D Commerce panel was a tremendous success! In order to scale 3D experiences and make them truly mainstream, standardization is a critical next step.
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glTF’s three new PBR extensions
Thursday, 03 December 2020

New Physically Based Rendering extensions for Clear Coat, Transmission and Sheen continue to build a powerful, interoperable, material model for the glTF ecosystem.
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Editing glTF: Possibilities, Challenges, and Insights from UX3D
Tuesday, 04 August 2020

glTF is a royalty-free file format specification from the Khronos Group for the efficient description and transmission of 3D assets and scenes. glTF’s strength is its focus on easy...
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