Unity

Unity Acquires Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. (IDV), Creators of SpeedTree® Environment Creation Suite

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

With IDVs SpeedTree suite of products part of the Unity product ecosystem, we can now offer creators native authoring workflows for creating real-time, rich, organic environments.

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  • With IDVs SpeedTree suite of products part of the Unity product ecosystem, we can now offer creators native authoring workflows for creating real-time, rich, organic environments.
  • SpeedTree foliage solutions can be spotted in hundreds of major films, from indie projects to the highest-grossing films of 2020.
  • Today, SpeedTree and Unity customers can continue using both services as usual, including the existing SpeedTree and Unity integration.
  • Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. (IDV), is the creator of SpeedTree a suite of vegetation modeling and environment creation products for architecture, games, visual effects, and real-time simulations.

Trail Redefines the Future of Gaming with Zero-friction Gaming Platform for the Browser

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 1:02pm

Downloads and installations get in the way of fun; Trail removes those obstacles to make zero-friction gaming a reality.

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  • Downloads and installations get in the way of fun; Trail removes those obstacles to make zero-friction gaming a reality.
  • This next-generation technology platform enables Unity game developers to take advantage of all the benefits of the browser, while providing players an exceptional gaming experience thats rich, engaging and satisfying.
  • Meanwhile, continuous improvements in microprocessing have made even common laptops into gaming-capable devices, explains Willem Demmers, founder and CEO of Trail.
  • Trail aims to bridge this gap between developing for native platforms and WebGL, where creators can reach billions of untapped potential players.

NextNav Pinnacle SDK Becomes a Unity Verified Solution, Enabling Developers to Seamlessly Integrate Vertical Location Services into Applications

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 3:28pm

As a Verified Solution, the NextNav Pinnacle SDK has been verified by Unity to ensure it is optimized for integration with the latest version of the Unity editor, providing a seamless experience for Unity developers.

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  • As a Verified Solution, the NextNav Pinnacle SDK has been verified by Unity to ensure it is optimized for integration with the latest version of the Unity editor, providing a seamless experience for Unity developers.
  • Developers who utilize the NextNav Pinnacle SDK can integrate it into any application built with the Unity engine.
  • The NextNav Pinnacle SDK delivers precise altitude data to unlock 3D experiences for geolocation applications by integrating vertical location into any application built with Unity, including training applications, industrial and manufacturing applications, games, and beyond.
  • NextNav Pinnacle uses highly accurate vertical positioning to transform location services so they reflect the 3D world around us.

Mixed Dimensions Brings Games to Life Through Unity Verified Solutions Program

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 8:30pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blending the digital and physical worlds, Mixed Dimensions , the leading digital to physical 3D collectible printing solution, today announced it has joined the Unity Verified Solutions Program.

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., June 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blending the digital and physical worlds, Mixed Dimensions , the leading digital to physical 3D collectible printing solution, today announced it has joined the Unity Verified Solutions Program.
  • "Our technology makes it extremely simple for game developers and publishers to offer high quality personalized and unique collectibles to their fansand brings a lot of opportunity to Unity developers," said John Vifian, President, Mixed Dimensions.
  • Mixed Dimensions' GamePrint SDK has been verified by Unity to ensure it is optimized for the latest versions of Unity editor.
  • For more information on the Mixed Dimensions GamePrint SDK for Unity, please visit the Unity Asset Store .

2021 ICPC Plenary: Virtually Held Submarine Cable Event That Connected the Four Corners of the World

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 5:16pm

In-line with the ICPCs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Seabed Authority (ISA), the event concluded with a much-anticipated panel on the coordination between the submarine cable industry and deep seabed mining.

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  • In-line with the ICPCs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Seabed Authority (ISA), the event concluded with a much-anticipated panel on the coordination between the submarine cable industry and deep seabed mining.
  • Panellists included members of the ISA, seabed mining contractors, submarine cable owners and operations, and was moderated by ICPC Vice Chairman, Mr Graham Evans.
  • About the ICPC: The ICPC is the worlds premier submarine cable protection organisation.
  • As the voice of the submarine cable community, the ICPC welcomes genuine enquiries regarding international submarine cables, environmental factors affecting the submarine cable community and the activities of the organisation.

The Loyalty Foundation Announces Partnership with Human Rights First to support Refugee Families

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:21pm

Loyalty, a New York-based 501(c)(3), previously donated laptops to Human Rights Firsts asylum-seeking clients through its Devices4All program and has now been engaged to provide education support.

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  • Loyalty, a New York-based 501(c)(3), previously donated laptops to Human Rights Firsts asylum-seeking clients through its Devices4All program and has now been engaged to provide education support.
  • The services are provided as part of Human Rights Firsts year-long Vidas sin Fronteras (Life without Borders) program, an innovative service project for asylum-seeking children, families, and transitional-age youth (TAY) ages 18-24.
  • With generous support from the Western Union Foundation, Vidas sin Fronteras will provide yearlong educational, psychosocial, and basic-needs support to children, TAY, and their families in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California.
  • "We jumped at the opportunity to partner with Human Rights First and the Western Union Foundation to extend our programming to asylum-seeking youth and their families," says David Neeman, Founder & Chairman of the Loyalty Foundation.

Unity and Circuit Stream Collaborate on Certification Courses for Real-time 3D Skills

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

CALGARY, AB, May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Unity Technologies and Circuit Stream have collaborated to create new content, courses and certifications that enable professionals to learn, demonstrate and verify their real-time 3D skills.

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  • CALGARY, AB, May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Unity Technologies and Circuit Stream have collaborated to create new content, courses and certifications that enable professionals to learn, demonstrate and verify their real-time 3D skills.
  • With the broad ranging applicability of real-time 3D across industries, how will Circuit Stream's new certification courses help people take advantage of the growing demand for roles in real-time 3D?
  • By integrating these certifications with its flagship XR Design and Development courses, Circuit Stream has created pathways to combine essential skills in Unity with credentials recognized by the industry.
  • Unity's Associate Programmer and Artist Certificates, and Circuit Stream's certification courses, represent a pathway to new skills, achievement and opportunities in the real-time 3D and AR/VR industry.

Unity, Sony, IEEE to take the stage at the VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Conference+Expo

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

The summit is sponsored by Unity, Lenovo, Healium, Librestream, IO Industries, Emergent, IEEE, Cognitive 3D, Boston Micro Fabrication, Hotlum Powell, Innovation Quebec and Xenco Medical, Northeastern, among others.\n"The VR/AR Global Summit brings together the greatest minds working in spatial reality today, many of whom use Unity\'s market leading real-time 3D platform to develop interactive VR and AR experiences," said Timoni West, Vice-President of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Unity.

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  • The summit is sponsored by Unity, Lenovo, Healium, Librestream, IO Industries, Emergent, IEEE, Cognitive 3D, Boston Micro Fabrication, Hotlum Powell, Innovation Quebec and Xenco Medical, Northeastern, among others.\n"The VR/AR Global Summit brings together the greatest minds working in spatial reality today, many of whom use Unity\'s market leading real-time 3D platform to develop interactive VR and AR experiences," said Timoni West, Vice-President of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Unity.
  • "As the world\'s leading platform in real-time 3D, Unity is proud to be the title sponsor and share in this year\'s virtual experience and see how our technology is being utilized.
  • "\nPlus, we will have 1000s of 1-on-1 interactive meets as part of our famous Speed Networking.
  • It will showcase the best that the industry has to offer.\n'

NetFortris Boosts UC Experience and Efficiency with Expanded Yealink Line of Compatible Business Grade Phones & Headsets

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

Employees can work from anywhere when they pair these devices with our Comm-unity UCaaS solution, accessing a truly portable office that meets all their communications requirements.

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  • Employees can work from anywhere when they pair these devices with our Comm-unity UCaaS solution, accessing a truly portable office that meets all their communications requirements.
  • "\nFrom May 1 to May 31, 2021, NetFortris is offering free Yealink SIP-T33G IP phones with all NetFortris Comm-unity UCaaS seats.
  • Information on NetFortris Comm-unity UCaaS solution is available at https://www.netfortris.com/ucaas-comm-unity .\nThe enhanced Yealink lineup is available immediately through NetFortris Authorized Sales Partners.
  • NetFortris services are managed 24/7 with or on behalf of business customers by an expert network engineering and operations team.

Children's Advertising Review Unit Determines Development Platform Unity Did Not Have Actual Knowledge Of Ad SDK Data Collection In Child-Directed Apps

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

This dual collection would potentially allow companies to track users over time and across platforms for the purposes of behavioral advertising.

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  • This dual collection would potentially allow companies to track users over time and across platforms for the purposes of behavioral advertising.
  • In addition, using persistent identifiers in such a manner would constitute a breach of Google\'s Play Store Policies.
  • IDAC stated that the offending versions of the Unity Ads SDK were present in three mobile apps directed to children, namely Princess Salon, Number Coloring, and Cats and Cosplay.
  • When advertising or data collection practices are misleading, inappropriate, or inconsistent with laws and guidelines,CARUseeks change through the voluntary cooperation of companies and where relevant, enforcement action.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/childrens-advertising-review-uni...\n'