Michael Deering is a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he has led the company's 3D graphics technical strategy. He is a co-architect of the Java 3D API and was the chief architect for a number of Sun's 3D graphics hardware accelerators. He is an expert in virtual reality.
Kevin Rushforth, a Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, is a co-architect of the Java 3D API. He has worked extensively in graphics hardware simulation, microcode, and graphics pipeline software. He is expert in such APIs as PHIGS+, XGL, and OpenGL, and such hardware devices as the Ultra Creator3D.
Henry Sowizral, a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, is the chief architect of the Java 3D API. He is an expert in virtual reality, large-model visualization, and distributed systems. He is co-inventor of the Time Warp simulation methodology.