The OpenVL library is a framework for working with 3D volumetric datasets. It provides a standard and uniform API to volumetric data access, storage, and processing. It is designed and built to be fast, extensible, flexible, and easy to use. The library is completely open-sourced and encourages contribution. This library is an ideal choice if you want to write applications that deal with 3D volumes.
OpenEXR is a high dynamic range (HDR) image file format developed by Industrial Light & Magic for use in computer imaging applications. It includes support for 16-bit floating-point pixels (compatible with NVIDIA's Cg shader language "half" datatype), several lossless compression algorithms, and extensible image metadata attributes.
WireFusion allows interactive, plug-in free, and very compact Java presentations and product simulations to be created for the Web. Development involves visually connecting preprogrammed objects or by coding in Java. Several add-ons are available, including a real-time 3D engine where textures can be replaced with interactive 2D presentations, an MPEG video player, a slide show viewer, and an MP3 player.
Terrain is a client/server system to visualize terrain from a first person view. The whole project is written using J2EE and Java 3D. The system is designed to visualize different first person graphics, altough so far only a server that could visualize terrains is implemented. The terrain model is stored in multiple resolutions depending on the distance of the viewer. This produces fast, high-quality images from all distances. Very large terrain models are also supported that could even exceed main memory.
The Noble Ape Simulation is a collection of a number of autonomous simulation components including a landscape simulation, biological simulation, weather simulation, sentient creature (Noble Ape) simulation, and a simple intelligent-agent scripting language (ApeScript). Noble Ape also contains a social simulation where the Noble Apes can be tracked in terms of social groups and also over many generations to explain social phenomenon to users looking to study this kind of interaction. It has been in development for more than a fifteen years.