The Java 3D API is a full featured 3D graphics API that can be used to create high performance 3D graphics applications from within the Java platform. The Java 3D API has many usefull features. For an overview of the many features of Java 3D, please refer to the main Java 3D API web page.
There are also a number of new features in Java 3D 1.3. The list below is a short summary of the new features in this release.
New rendering functionality:
New geometry functionality:
New texture functionality:
New appearance functionality:
New audio functionality:
Other new functionality:
For more information on any of these new features, please refer to the Java 3D API specification documentation, or Java 3D API documentation.
This release also fixes a number of bugs. Here is a list of the bugs fixed in this release.
Core Graphics and Vecmath