ShiVa3D powers stereoscopic 3D games at Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, Spain–Monday, February 14th– Stonetrip, the leading 3D engine studio for games and 3D applications, will be working with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) this week at Mobile World Congress (MWC) exhibition in Barcelona. As a TI technology partner, Stonetrip will be demonstrating stereoscopic 3D (S3D) games powered by its ShiVa3D engine and optimised on TI’s OMAP TM 4 platform for mobile devices. You can see ShiVa3D in action from February 14-17 at TI’s booth, Hall 8, 8A84, on the MWC show floor. Video from the Stonetrip presentation at MWC can also be viewed at http://www.stonetrip.com/convergence.

The latest version of ShiVa3D, v1.9, supports a wide number of platforms from desktop to handheld, with mobile devices one of the fastest-growing games markets for developers and end users. Its support for the OMAP 4 applications processor means that ShiVa3D developers can make use of the full range of features including high-definition video, textures, S3D and touchless gesture capabilities. 

“TI’s OMAP processors deliver exceptional high-performance capabilities to mobile devices, and Stonetrip is proud to be associated with TI and OMAP as a technology partner,” says Stonetrip’s CEO Philip Belhassen.“We view this increasing technological capacity as crucial to bringing mobile apps and games to a mass audience, and our 3D engine, ShiVa3D, is designed to make creating advanced apps and games as easy as possible for developers across multiple mobile platforms.”

“We are thrilled to work with Stonetrip to bring rich, S3D multimedia capabilities to a range of OMAP processor-based devices,” says Fred Cohen, OMAP ecosystem director, TI.“Stonetrip’s ShiVa3D engine has proven itself to be a highly versatile tool for creating software of every conceivable genre, which will bring forward life-like experiences in mobile gaming and other applications.”

About the ShiVa3D Engine

ShiVa3D is the developers’ tool of choice for easily creating amazing 3D real-time applications and games for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iPhone, Android, iPad, Wii, Palm webOS, Symbian and bada. It is a powerful development platform for creators of 3D real-time applications and games and enables creators to quickly bring high-quality content to market. ShiVa3D has a strong support team behind it that is responsive, creative and experienced in game development on all platforms. The company continues to add additional support for new and emerging platforms under a single licence strategy and extends ShiVa3D’s functionality to continually meet the needs of its more than 40,000 licensed developers. A comparison of the different versions of ShiVa3D can be found here: http://www.stonetrip.com/version-comparison.html.

 

Features

    <*>Create any genre of game in a fraction of the time <*>Cross-platform game engine designed for next-generation game development <*>Delivers all the rendering, animation, special effects and programming features needed to create any game with ease <*>Optimised graphical engine with dynamic lighting and shadows, reflection and skinning <*>Built-in path finding <*>Integrated ODE physics engine <*>High-level development using Lua language <*>WYSIWYG Editor <*>Free Engine evaluation and SDK <*>No publishing fees <*>Single licence for all platforms
About Stonetrip

Stonetrip is a leading 3D engine company for games and 3D applications, founded in 2003. Headquartered in Sophia-Antipolis, France, the company designs and supports ShiVa3D, the developers’ tool of choice for easily creating amazing 3D real-time applications and games for Windows, Mac OS, Web, Linux, Wii, iPhone, iPad, Palm web OS, Android, Symbian and bada,. The company is focused on delivering a powerful platform for creators through its industry leading technology that continues to make it easier to achieve high quality in less time with the greatest compatibility. Stonetrip continues to add additional platforms to the ShiVa3D platform as it extends its reach to new markets.

Further information

Website: www.stonetrip.com

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