How Virtual Product Photography is Shaping the Future of E-commerce

Whether we like it or not, the world is evolving. Thanks to technology, customer behavior is changing rapidly, and brands have to keep up.
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ThreeKit partners with Magento to Deliver 3D Commerce for Merchants

   ThreeKit partners with Magento We are excited to announce our partnership with Magento, an Adobe Company, the worldwide leader in Cloud Digital Commerce Innovation, to expand its offering to Magento Commerce merchants. Through this strategic partnership, Magento Commerce merchants can now take full advantage of ThreeKit’s platform features, which include a 3D product configurator, interactive 3D, virtual product photography, and interactive product tours. Additionally, powerful augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality capabilities allow customers to preview their customizations before making purchases. By using the ThreeKit Platform and showing consumers exactly what they're buying, brands can see a 40 percent increase in online conversions and an 80 percent reduction in online returns.
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Should you use the OBJ 3D file format?

What is the OBJ 3D file format? The Wavefront OBJ format is the most widely adopted 3D model storage format. The file format name, OBJ, is in reference to its purpose of storing 3D OBJects. The OBJ format was originally the native file format for the 1980s era Advanced Visualizer 3D modeling package. Advanced Visualizer 3D is now obsolete, but some of its code was incorporated into its successor, the Maya 3D editing suite. In addition to just the OBJ geometry format, it has a sister format called MAT, which is used for material definitions.
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How 3D Configuration is Shaping Digital Commerce

What do helmets, couches and watches all have in common? Not much except that all are part of an explosive trend in digital commerce: online 3D Product Configuration. While the manufacturers of these products are leading the way, before long, most products will inevitably be sold this way and most customers will come to expect it as a natural part of their e-commerce experience. Sure, selecting colors and textures has been a mainstay of product customization for a while now, but the new trend is to offer customers hundreds of options and to enable the consumers to see them come to life in intricate, exquisite detail.
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The State of AR on the Web

What is the state of augmented reality (AR) on the web in 2019? Well, it is a complex story for now because the underlying technology for AR on the web is not yet mature.
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ThreeKit joins The Khronos Group to set standard for 3D Commerce

  ThreeKit has joined the Khronos 3D Commerce Exploratory Group to help guide the future of 3D commerce. The purpose of the group is to establish standards and guidelines for the production and distribution of real-time 3D representations of products, so they can be experienced realistically and consistently across all platforms and devices. 
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4 Ways That Virtual Product Photography will Improve your eCommerce Strategy

Today, eCommerce is a $3.5 trillion business and is projected to be worth $4.9 trillion by 2021. If you sell products online, you have a lot of competitors in your space. If you want to sell more products while competition-proofing your business, the key is to improve the customer’s visual experience.
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glTF: Everything You Need to Know!

There is a new rich 3D model format in town, glTF, and it has been rising in prominence.  This article will tell you everything you need to know about glTF including what it is, why it was developed, and who is using it.
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