Video game development

Dynamic Infrastructure's Defect-Detection AI Reaches Near Engineering Level Bridge Assessments

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 1:37pm

NEW YORK and BERLIN, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Dynamic Infrastructure completed a controlled assessment of its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities that detected defects on bridges around the world.

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  • NEW YORK and BERLIN, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Dynamic Infrastructure completed a controlled assessment of its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities that detected defects on bridges around the world.
  • Bridges from Florida and Maryland, Australia and Sweden were analyzed by the company's AI platform for AASHTO defects.
  • "The new generation of our AI capabilities allows us to break previous boundaries to support engineers with effective and credible AI technology.
  • We proved that thousands of images can be automatically analyzed, making them available for final validation by engineers in minutes, not days or weeks," noted Alon Oring, Dynamic Infrastructure's AI head.

Unity Releases Enhancements for Robotics Industry

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:49pm

The combinations of these Unity tools and others open the door for roboticists to safely, cost-effectively, and quickly explore, test, develop, and deploy solutions.

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  • The combinations of these Unity tools and others open the door for roboticists to safely, cost-effectively, and quickly explore, test, develop, and deploy solutions.
  • To learn more about Unitys work enabling the future of robotics, please visit our Unity Robotics page.
  • Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life.
  • The companys 1,800+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms.

Big cities will look and feel different post-COVID, but should remain economic drivers in Canada - BMO

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:43pm

"Some of it, like remote work, hints at long-term adjustments that will reshape the work environment, but not completely alter it.

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  • "Some of it, like remote work, hints at long-term adjustments that will reshape the work environment, but not completely alter it.
  • "The big cities will ultimately remain engines of the Canadian economy," stated Mr. Kavcic.
  • The report notes a number of trends that have become apparent during the pandemic, which will need to be taken into account by policymakers to ensure cities remain strong.
  • "Assuming the largest urban centres do in fact come back relatively strong, quality transit should remain a key priority," said Mr. Kavcic.

Unity Releases 2020 Gaming Benchmark Report, Revealing How the Pandemic Changed Player Behaviors

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:05am

With more than 2.8 billion monthly active consumers of content created or operated with Unity solutions, this report represents the largest dataset on COVID-19s impact on gaming.

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  • With more than 2.8 billion monthly active consumers of content created or operated with Unity solutions, this report represents the largest dataset on COVID-19s impact on gaming.
  • On average, large new content updates for live multiplayer games resulted in peak concurrent user spikes of over 11%.
  • Specifically, data for the Operate Gaming report was derived from the Unity Ads, deltaDNA, Multiplay, and Vivox offerings.
  • Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020.

Adverty outlines a unique opportunity to boost monetisation significantly with seamless in-game advertising on the Unity platform

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:09am

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Adverty, the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies and game developers, will outline a unique opportunity to significantly boost monetisation with seamless in-game advertising on the Unity platform at a seminar taking place on 3rd March 1pm UK / 2pm CET.

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  • STOCKHOLM, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Adverty, the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies and game developers, will outline a unique opportunity to significantly boost monetisation with seamless in-game advertising on the Unity platform at a seminar taking place on 3rd March 1pm UK / 2pm CET.
  • The upcoming seminar by Adverty will unveil how to integrate its Unity software development kit (SDK) into mobile games and will see the seamless in-game advertising specialist share tips, tricks and best practice with developers.
  • The tech seminar is entitled `Boost monetisation with in-game brand advertising on the Unity platform' and, in order to win Adverty's exciting competition, participants must submit their entries before April 16th.
  • Adverty, the leading in-game platform, delivers seamless advertising to connect brands and people through its revolutionary display advertising technology built for games.

Reprise Appoints Vincent Spruyt as Chief AI Officer and Sets Agency to Become a Leader in the AI Revolution

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:48pm

Today Reprise, IPGs global performance marketing agency, announced the appointment of Vincent Spruyt as Global Chief AI Officer, effective immediately.

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  • Today Reprise, IPGs global performance marketing agency, announced the appointment of Vincent Spruyt as Global Chief AI Officer, effective immediately.
  • Spruyt will lead the newly formed Artificial Intelligence (AI) group as well as the agencys established team of Analytics experts.
  • The team also will develop new AI solutions for Reprise Commerce , the companys dedicated eCommerce group.
  • We are thrilled to bring Vincent onboard as a visionary leader who can help position Reprise and our agency network at the forefront of this change.

Aion Therapeutic Announces Closing of Non-Brokered Private Placement

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 11:30pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - February 22, 2021) - Aion Therapeutic Inc. (CSE: AION) ("Aion Therapeutic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement through the issuance of 6,666,333 units ("Units") at a price of $0.075 per Unit for gross proceeds of approximately $499,975 (the "Offering").

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - February 22, 2021) - Aion Therapeutic Inc. (CSE: AION) ("Aion Therapeutic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement through the issuance of 6,666,333 units ("Units") at a price of $0.075 per Unit for gross proceeds of approximately $499,975 (the "Offering").
  • Each Unit is comprised of one common share ("Common Share") of the Company and one-half of one Common Share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant").
  • Aion Therapeutic Inc. (formerly, Osoyoos Cannabis Inc.) has a joint-venture agreement with a private, vertically-integrated licensed producer under the Cannabis Act (Canada) to offer contract tolling extraction services to third-party businesses.
  • Ltd. d/b/a "PCAI Pharma" ( www.pcai.ca ) and its wholly-owned subsidiary AI Pharmaceuticals Jamaica Limited, a private corporation incorporated and operating under the laws of Jamaica.

Innovate+Educate announces the launch of a National Competition "Create an Earth Day Awareness Ad"

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:15am

During the competition, learners ages 13-25 will leverage Unreal Engine to create real-life advertisements for Earth Day 2021.

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  • During the competition, learners ages 13-25 will leverage Unreal Engine to create real-life advertisements for Earth Day 2021.
  • The "Create an Earth Day Awareness Ad" competition has launched and will run through April 12.
  • "Our goal is to help students better understand and prepare for the emerging careers and opportunities ahead."
  • Tallo, Inc., a leading virtual workforce platform will host the competition for learners across North America.

Digital.com Announces Best Game Engine Software of 2021

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 5:00am

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Digital.com , a leading independent review website for small business online tools, products, and services, has announced the best game engine software of 2021.

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  • SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Digital.com , a leading independent review website for small business online tools, products, and services, has announced the best game engine software of 2021.
  • Research experts at Digital.com selected software that offer realistic graphics and support for virtual reality and multiplayer networks.
  • "Game engine software is ideal for individuals or a development team of programmers, artists, and writers," says Christelle Feniza, Communications Manager of Digital.com.
  • To access the complete list of best game engine software, please visit https://digital.com/game-engine-software/ .

Massive Update for Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation Released

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 6:00pm

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardock has released a major v3.0 update for its massive-scale RTS game, Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation.

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  • PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardock has released a major v3.0 update for its massive-scale RTS game, Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation.
  • "Game balance is constantly a work in progress," said Brian Clair, the VP of Publishing for Stardock who worked extensively on the update.
  • New maps, campaign adjustments, and much more are also included in the massive update.
  • Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is 55% off through February 8thon Steam or Stardock .