March 12, 2020(Calgary, Canada) – PureWeb has received an Epic MegaGrant to enhance its cloudstreaming solution for enterprise 3D applications. The grant will be used tofurther develop PureWeb’s real-time streaming solution, enabling enterprisegame creators to easily package and deploy their Unreal Engine Pixel Streaming applicationson to the PureWeb cloud platform.
Epic Games, as part of the company’s $100 million Epic MegaGrants program, isawarding PureWeb with a grant to enhance its cloud streaming solution forenterprise 3D applications. The grant will be used to further develop PureWeb’sreal-time streaming solution, enabling enterprise game creators to easilypackage and deploy their Unreal Engine Pixel Streaming applications on to thePureWeb cloud platform. Once on the platform, creators will be able to easilymanage those application deployments to massively increase the reach of theircontent by adding a new delivery mechanism for their games.
The PureWeb platformenables cost-efficient and secure distribution of photorealistic andgraphic-intensive interactive 3D applications including those developed withleading game engines, such as Unreal. Through game-changing technology tostream pixel-perfect, interactive 3D experiences by rendering each user sessionon high-performance cloud GPUs, PureWeb has become a global leader indistributing real-time 3D to web browsers, on any device, with no downloadsrequired. With its Epic MegaGrant, it will be easier than ever for Unrealcreators to deploy and manage enterprise game projects on PureWeb’s platformfor mass publishing, without the need to share their source files. This willeffectively maximize the reach of photorealistic 3D visualizations online andmade interactive to better engage audiences globally—anytime, anywhere.
“The validation theEpic MegaGrant is a major milestone for PureWeb, especially in how we enableour customers to enhance their customer and employee experience throughimmersive web content, significantly increasing online conversions, sales andproductivity, while lowering customer acquisition and operational costs,” saidPureWeb CTO, James Henry. “Thanks to the grant, we will make a significantinvestment in our cloud streaming platform’s ability to automatically ingestdata-heavy, graphic-intensive applications from Unreal creators anywhere in theworld. As a result, we expect more companies to get on board and distributetheir ultra-realistic product configurators, training simulations and virtualshow homes to any mobile audience, in the most efficient way possible.”
The Epic MegaGrantsinitiative is designed to assist game developers, enterprise professionals,media and entertainment creators, students, educators, and tool developersdoing outstanding work with Unreal Engine, or enhancing open-sourcecapabilities for the 3D graphics community.
The Epic MegaGrantwill contribute to PureWeb’s focus on distributing and integrating 3Dapplications at scale through its real-time streaming platform and expertise inmanaged cloud services.
For more informationabout Epic MegaGrants, visit unrealengine.com/megagrants.
PureWeb is making an interactive and immersive web a reality for all. Through it’s scalable and secure cloud streaming platform, PureWeb enables anyone to review, publish and engage with real-time 3D applications created with leading creation engines. Enterprises across industries, including automotive, manufacturing, architecture and real-estate, use PureWeb to make interactive, photorealistic 3D visualizations, configurators and training simulations accessible to global audiences through any web browser on any device. Follow @PureWebinc and visit PureWeb.com for more information.
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Foundedin 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Battle Breakers, Unreal, Gearsof War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's UnrealEngine technology, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D platform, is freely available at unrealengine.com. The Epic Games Storeoffers a handpicked library of games, available at epicgames.com. Follow @EpicGames for updates.
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