AARON E. WALSH is Chairman of Mantis Development Corporation-a development firm specializing in advanced multimedia and network technologies-and an internationally known, best-selling technology author. He is Chairman of the Web3D Consortium's Universal Media technical working group and co-chair of the Web3D Consortium's Intellectual Property Rights task group.
MIKAËL BOURGES-SÉVENIER is a Senior Software Engineer for iVAST Inc., a development firm specializing in advanced multimedia technologies. With expertise in 2D, 3D, and multimedia technologies, he is actively involved in several areas of MPEG-4 development. He chairs the 3D animation group and is in charge of the animation system for the MPEG-4 reference software group.