VRML is one of many languages that binds the web together. HTML is the most popular of them all. VRML is fairly new and is growing more an more popular every day. The newer versions of the language allow animation and interaction. In this section of Www.Net.Edu, you will learn at first how to make simple 3-D worlds using VRML 1.0. Then later on if you are interested, you can learn to make the objects in your world move by using VRML 2.0.
VRML allows a person to make and look at 3-dimensional models in real-time. What that means is that people can move inside the worlds they create without having the computer take up a lot of time drawing out the scene. When used with other languages, the interactive element can be added to a VRML world. If you go to the JAVA section of this site, you can learn how to do this. For information on VRML, you can go to vrml.sgi.com or www.vrml.org. If you don't have a VRML plugin for your browser, it would be a good idea to download them right now. You can download a plugin called cosmo player at www.sgi.com To continue into Virtual Reality, press next or if you want to go back to the homepage click on back button.