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xml3d.js 4.2 Release Announcement

From: Kristian Sons <kristian.sons@dfki.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:12:13 +0200
Message-ID: <50533B3D.1070000@dfki.de>
To: xml3d-public@cg.uni-saarland.de, public-d3d mlist <public-declarative3d@w3.org>
Dear all,

we are proud to announce the immediate release of xml3d.js 4.2.

*The key features of xml3d.js 4.2 include:*

  * Hardware accelerated object picking expanded to 16,7 mio objects
  * Emissive texture map support in diffuse and phong shader --demo
    <http://xml3d.github.com/xml3d-examples/examples/candle/candle.xhtml>
  * Specular map support in phong shader --demo
    <http://xml3d.github.com/xml3d-museum/>
  * New mechanism for custom shaders --demo
    <http://xml3d.github.com/xml3d-examples/examples/eyelight/eyelight.xhtml>
  * Support of directional lights (finally) --demo
    <http://xml3d.github.com/xml3d-examples/examples/directionalLight/index.xhtml>
  * Support of external data resources in JSON format --demo
    <http://xml3d.github.com/xml3d-examples/examples/suzanne/suzanne.xhtml>
  * New mechanism to register loaders for external formats --demo
    <http://xml3d.github.com/xml3d-examples/examples/meshlab/meshlab.xhtml>

Version 4.2 is the second public release on GitHub 
<https://github.com/xml3d/xml3d.js>. We have 1242 tests now -- compared 
to 987 for release 4.1 -- and fixed many minor bugs. We also integrated 
the basics for Xflow, which will be fully available in the next public 
release.

Cheers,
   Kristian

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Kristian Sons
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH, DFKI
Agenten und Simulierte Realität
Campus, Geb. D 3 2, Raum 0.77
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany

Phone: +49 681 85775-3833
Phone: +49 681 302-3833
Fax:   +49 681 85775--2235
kristian.sons@dfki.de
http://www.xml3d.org

Geschäftsführung: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster (Vorsitzender)
Dr. Walter Olthoff

Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats: Prof. Dr. h.c. Hans A. Aukes
Amtsgericht Kaiserslautern, HRB 2313
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