Technology Vendors

This section contains information on software, engine and tool vendors and consultants with products and services for serious games development as well as other helpful material for the studio or publisher looking for resources.

Sonic Farms
Product: Original Music and Audio Services

Description:

Located in Austin Texas, Sonic Farms provides competitively priced, high quality original music composition, sound design and audio editing services. For over 15 years Sonic Farms has been producing & providing audio content for numerous multimedia applications, games, film, TV and advertising projects.

Recent Clients: Adobe® Premiere® Elements; Adobe® Photoshop®; Premiere® Elements; Adobe® Audition™; Adobe® Soundbooth™; Air Medic Sky One (Serious Play Awards – Best of Show Winner); Journey to Wild Divine Biofeedback Game series.

Platform: Windows, Mac, Mobile, Console

Tech For Less
Product: Refurbished Computers

Description:

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Platform: Windows

InfoPro
Product: GNOSIS / IT courses

Description:

Collaborative Learning Platform / www.teachmeit.com

Platform: SCROM

Discovery Machine, Inc.
Product: Behavior Creation Toolkit

Description:

The Behavior Creation Toolkit (BCT) is a suite of products which allows users to connect the powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that Discovery Machine provides to their chosen simulation. Using the toolkit, users are able to develop their own custom content for use in their chosen simulation. With Discovery Machine’s AI technology it is possible to capture expertise, represent that knowledge visually, and produce a functional model which runs in a simulation. This is accomplished using Discovery Machine’s proven methodology which is designed to walk a subject matter expert through their own decision making process and represent it in the BCT.

With the BCT, customers are able to complete integration on their own. Now, custom solutions can be built internally without needing to divulge information about proprietary systems to outsiders. Commercially available simulations not currently supported by Discovery Machine can be interfaced and customized to meet your individual needs. Completed integrations can leverage Discovery Machine’s proven AI technology including the Behavior Creation Console with its mission builder interface, Knowledge Service Engine, and Communication Server.

Platform: Windows, Linux

Clean Cuts Music & Sound Design
Product: Custom sound design, voice casting and production, and orignal music

Description:

Clean Cuts is an award-winning audio facility with over 25 years of experience in creating custom sound design, Union/Non-Union voiceover casting, original music composition and audio production for games, network television, film, radio, and the web. In addition to offering creative concepts, Clean Cuts provides full project management to clients all over the world from our 3 facilities in the Washington, DC/Baltimore area. Our reputation for delivering high quality creative while maintaining excellent client service makes us invaluable as a working partner.

Recent games clients include: Microsoft Studios, Big Fish Studios, Sanzaru Games Inc., HitPoint Studios, PlayFirst, SGN, Aeria Games & Entertainment, Plexonic, and pixelStorm Entertainment Inc.

Other recent clients include: Discovery Channel, TLC, National Geographic, PBS, Travel Channel, Weather Channel, and Investigation Discovery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, USDA, TMP Government, Booz/Allen/Hamilton, National Park Service, Fleishman Hillard, and the Pentagon.

The visual side of our company, Cerebral Lounge, specializes in video editorial, live-action/CGI effects, compositing, 2D/3D motion graphic design, animation and visual branding.

Together, Clean Cuts and Cerebral Lounge offer a convenient one stop shop for all your video and audio needs.

Platform: Windows PC, MAC, Mobile, Console, and Browser Based

Idea Fabrik
Product: HeroEngine

Description:

HeroEngine streamlines the entire process of building your online game. HeroEngine is an integrated client-server environment and is designed around highly scalable and robust server infrastructure.

Whether you are looking for a toolset to use a prototype, or wanting to create a full scale simulation or training environment, the HeroEngine is a great tool for small and large projects.

Hit the ground running from day one. World builders, scripters, game designers, producers, can all collaborate live, online, and in real time.

Platform: PC

Advanced Simulation Technology inc. (ASTi)
Product: Voisus

Description:

ASTi's Voisus features a number of notable innovations that advance the state of the art of voice communications and simulated radios for Live, Virtual, Constructive and Serious Game training environments. As a ready-to-deploy product, Voisus provides scalable and reliable networked voice communication, radio simulation, and exercise management tools for a variety of training and operational needs.

ASTi is the leading supplier of COTS audio simulation solutions for simulated radio and communications, environmental audio and aural cue, digital intercom, and large-area communications networks. Over the past 24 years, ASTi has fielded over 6,900 systems at 620 installation sites in the US and 39 countries abroad. Voisus fuses ASTi's proven track record and our extensive knowledge base with groundbreaking technology to solve your communication problems. ASTi guarantees interoperability with DIS compliant systems including MTCs, AVCATT, CCTT, and full-flight simulators.

Platform: Windows, Linux, Android

Sundog Software LLC
Product: Triton Ocean SDK

Description:

The Triton Ocean SDK renders fast, infinite oceans and wakes for any given wind or wave conditions. Using GPGPU and Intel technologies that adapt to the system it’s on, Triton delivers high framerates for serious water visual simulation.

Platform: Windows, Linux, MacOS

Sundog Software LLC
Product: SilverLining Sky, Cloud, and Weather SDK

Description:

SilverLining provides real-time, physically based simulations of the sky, 3D volumetric clouds, and weather effects. Specify any time, location, and weather conditions, and SilverLining will render skies and clouds suitable for training purposes.

Platform: Windows, Android, Linux, MacOS

Daden Limited
Product: Chatbots

Description:

Daden chatbots provide an easy to use, friendly, engaging and memorable customer experience, at a low cost. And with our easy-to-use Discourse chatbot authoring tool you can reduce costs even further by building and managing your chatbot yourself. Answering questions 24/7 our chatbots have achieved an excellent level of accuracy and in surveys, conducted by our clients, users would choose to talk to a chatbot before using a more expensive alternatives such as live chat.

Platform: Discourse

Daden Limited
Product: Immersive Learning

Description:

Daden’s immersive 3D learning solutions provide an alternative. Using OOPAL, our authoring tool for immersive learning, you can create and simulate real life training situations to be experienced by your learners in a 3D environment – safely, cost effectively and without risk. More importantly they can practice as often as they want to (and when they want to) – either alone or as part of a group learning session. We can even record their performance and decision making data for you to see and manage from the web.

Platform: OpenSim, Unity, Second Life

Betable
Product: Betable Game Monetization Platform

Description:

Betable is the first game monetization platform that lets game developers legally add real-money play to their games. In doing so, Betable is helping games become the first medium that merges the real and virtual worlds.

Platform: Real-Money Game Monetization

CloakWorks
Product: Shroud Cloth Physics Simulation

Description:

Shroud is a real-time cloth solver designed for modern gaming hardware. Shroud's technology couples unprecedented performance with tools that are powerful yet easy to use, making high-quality soft-body physics practical on even the most constrained devices.

Platform: PC, Mac, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, iOS

OnPoint Digital
Product: OnPoint Learning & Performance Suite

Description:

OnPoint Digital’s CellCast Solution offering is an end-to-end mobile learning platform thatenables enterprises organizations to create, deliver, track and manage formal learning experiences and informal learning interactions for their workers, partners and customers using both online and mobile delivery methods.

OnPoint's CellCast Solution recently took top honors at the 2012 Global Mobile Awards competition in the “Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning” category at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The judges’ comments on the CellCast Solution included, “An attractive and comprehensive mobile learning solution that harnesses the potential of today’smajor trends of cloud, apps, gamification and social media on all platforms.”

Platform: Any online computer or mobile device.

Simbound
Product: Simbound Marketing Serious Game

Description:

A digital Marketing simulation game that allows practice of e-marketing scenarios across a different internet marketing fields such as Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing and E-mail Marketing

Platform: online

G2G3
Product: Polestar Simulation Suite

Description:

The G2G3 Polestar Simulation Suite is an innovative game-based solution which drives change and creates breakthrough understanding of the benefits of tools and best practices from the people perspective. With focus on ITIL, ITSM and more, the Polestar Simulation Suite transforms organizational learning into an engaging, high-impact and fun experience.

Platform: Currently, the Polestar Simulation Suite supports the Windows platform

Cicada Music Inc.
Product: Audio Service Provider

Description:

- Music Composition
- Sound Design
- Voice Talent
- Other Audio Services (ie. editing, mixing, engineering, implementing: Unity, Unreal, Torque, Hero, FMod, Wwise, etc.)

Platform: PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Console, etc.

Product:

Description:

FX Studio (Special FX creation and editing)

Removing the dependency between art and programming, FxStudio puts the control of game FX in the artist’s hands.

FxStudio accelerates the development process by giving game artists and others an intuitive editor in which to compose attention-grabbing effects or control any time-based event for their games, such as visual FX, audio FX or any scripted event. The end result is richer effects, created faster.

Main Benefits
- Control Stunning Game FX
FxStudio gives you complete editing control over any effect supported by your game engine.
- Artist-Friendly Editing Environment
If you’re familiar with other time-based sequencing tools, you will instantly feel at home in FxStudio’s editing environment.
- Rapid In-Game Iterations
FxStudio Designer communicates directly with the FxStudio’s runtime, enabling you to see additions and modifications immediately on your actual running game client.
- Integrates into Any Game Pipeline
FxStudio can be integrated into your game engine easily. Have specific questions about integrating your engine? Just email us.
- Extensible Code
FxStudio’s code enables teams to easily extend the tool to meet the specific needs of their project.

Platform: PC/PS3/360

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Description:

Psychsoftpc is a U.S. manufacturer of high performance graphics Workstations, Linux clusters and tesla personal supercomputers for 3D modeling, 3d rendering and game design. Psychsoftpc has been active in Education and Health Care and its founder developed the 1st National plan for implementation and incorporation of technology in the classroom for the U.S. Department of Education

Platform: PC