Just a quick note to let you all know that support for 3D models is coming
to Commons!  The plan is to have the feature enabled by the end of
November. There are a few technical items left to address. The feature will
support the STL file format, one of the most common file formats for 3D
models.  You can see an example of how a 3D model will appear on the
test wiki.  (.gif) 
This feature has been discussed in the Wikimedia community for a long time.
Most recently the feature was #11 on the 2015 Community Tech Wishlist and
was previously discussed on Commons in April as development progressed. 
 There will be a blog post on the Wikimedia Blog once the feature is
You can read more about the technical details of the feature and the help
documentation on MediaWiki.org
.