Unreal Engine technology isn't just for blockbuster video games any more. The tech is being used to train everyone from nurses to federal agents.
Epic Games Unreal Engine technology is being used more for than just big games like Gears of War Judgment, BioShock Infinite and Deadpool. There's big business in serious games. Epic will be at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), which is the world's largest modeling, simulation and training conference with over 20,000 attendees from over 56 countries and 250,000 NSF of exhibit space. It brings together industry experts, armed services, academia, and various government agencies to improve training and education programs and to identify modern training issues. I/ITSEC will be held December 3-6, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL (www.iitsec.org).
ARA’s Virtual Heroes Division will showcase the company’s Advanced Learning Technology applications for education and training including: HumanSim, Rapid Unified Generation of Urban Databases (RUGUD), Shared Architecture for Dynamic Environment (SHADE) and the Virtual Heroes ‘Go’ platform for browser based 3D content delivery. In addition, Epic Games will participate at I/ITSEC with ARA-Virtual Heroes by providing scheduled demonstrations of the latest Unreal technology for select licensees, partners and prospective customers during the exhibition.
Developed by Epic Games, the award-winning Unreal Engine is known for its cutting-edge graphics, best-of-breed toolset and scalability across major platforms. Operating on nine platforms, including PC, consoles and mobile devices, Unreal Engine 3 is designed to accelerate developers’ productivity for creating high-quality games, applications, training simulations, 3D visualizations, digital films and animated entertainment. Powering hundreds of games and integrated with two dozen leading middleware technologies, Unreal Engine 3 holds more than 20 technology awards, including seven Game Developer Front Line Awards and five Develop Industry Excellence Awards. The Unreal Engine also holds a seat in the Front Line Awards Hall of Fame. Epic recently revealed Unreal Engine 4, winner of multiple Best of E3 2012 awards, which offers unprecedented workflow improvements and graphical capabilities that provide unparalleled accessibility for developers building the next generation of games and applications.