3D imaging making furniture shopping on Web more realistic

Carroll, Brian
May 2001
Furniture/Today;05/21/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p48
Trade Publication
Focuses on the efforts of electronic commerce tool vendors to market three-dimensional imaging and rendering software to the furniture industry. Deal struck by Virtue3D with Internet Pictures Corp. to develop interactive room scenes; Release of the Web version of Micro*D's Prevue digital catalog and pricing software; Scene7's implementation of interactive imaging to Brewster Wallcovering's visual merchandising.


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