Unite India 2018 concludes successfully; Unity to reach the next billion devices in 2019

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~Announces revolutionary updates for programmers, developers and artists and designers~

Hyderabad, 6th December 2018: Unity Technologies, the market-leading platform for developing a broad range of applications in the field of real time 3D, and AR/VR, concluded their second edition of Unite India today in Hyderabad. The mega successful event, in collaboration with the Government of Telangana as part of India Joy witnessed 1500+ delegates over a span of two days. In the concluding session, Andrew Bowell, VP Product, Unity Technologies revealed the 2019 growth roadmap along with other immersive workshops and sessions by Tech Mahindra, Sonder Team, Deloitte Digital,  TILTLABS, Tridify and other players from the gaming and industrial sectors.

Unity Technologies plan to attain mobile leadership by reaching the next billion devices in the coming year through Unity’s smaller runtimes and new rendering pipelines. The technology leader launched the Unity Academic Alliance Partnership, in Beta phase on the first day of the conference.

Unity also revealed that the company will strengthen their focus on application of Unity engine across industries like manufacturing, automotive, film making along with game development. The company is invested in democratizing game development with unified experience across platforms, thereby providing faster performance by benchmarking at the physical limits of hardware platforms. Unity also announced the release of their new HD and LW render pipelines alongside a suite of new authoring tools which aims to provide beautiful graphics.

The developer community will witness in 2019 – more flexible tools for faster and better prototyping, real time rendering for creating and operating connected experiences, VFX graph (node-based for non-technical artists to utilize as well) and extending XR leadership. Unite India emphasized, during the two days, on Industrial 4.0 and demonstrated immersive sessions to showcase how technologies like AR, VR, ML and MR will impact the enterprises and developers over the next 5 years.

Unity, being the global leaders in game engine is being used in all industries, particularly in education, film and automotive. On the occasion, Hubert Larenaudie, President APAC, Unity Technologies said, “It is enthralling to see such a magnanimous energy here in India from developers, enterprises and gaming enthusiasts. This year has been a phenomenal success from the last year in terms of the experiences that we are able to create and the adoption of Unity technologies across industries, especially with the current wave of Industrial revolution 4.0. 2019 is going to be the year of augmented reality, Virtual reality and Machine learning for India and we are encouraged to continue solving hard problems for the community with some very strong line-up of launches coming.”

Key Unity partners like Tata Elxsi, Tech Mahindra, CHRP, Veative Labs, HunchCricle, Threye, Games2Win,99 Games, VideoGyaan, Toonz Animation and more are developing innovative products and helping entrepreneurs and creators.

Andrew Bowell, VP- Product, Unity Technologies commented in the closing ceremony, “We are excited to share the roadmap of updates that we have launched today with a vision to empower the community to create more flexible projects anywhere, with minimal effort. Our 2019 release cycle will have improvements for artists, designers, developers and programmers. I take pride in this incredible platform (Unite India) that is growing magnificently year on year with thousands of delegates coming together and experimenting with technologies like AR, VR, ML and animation. We are encouraged with the success of this endeavor and the support that we have received from the Government of Telangana along with our partners, sponsors and the community at large.”

Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D (RT3D) development platform that gives developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. Unite is Unity’s global developer conference hosted in 8 countries and is the most important gathering of Unity developers, artists, publishers, educators, and enthusiasts.

About Unity Technologies

 

Unity Technologies is the creator of a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. Unity’s powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor serve as the foundation to develop beautiful games or apps and easily bring them to multiple platforms: mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems. Unity also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting productivity, and connecting with audiences including Unity Ads, Unity Analytics, Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Collaborate, Unity Connect and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves millions of registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe. For more information, visit www.unity3d.com and to see the latest games and experiences created in Unity, go to https://unity.com/madewith

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