With this move, Microsoft accelerates its vision and strategy to bring 3D to everyone with the upcoming Creators Update for Windows 10.
Kudo Tsunoda, Corporate vice president of Windows and Next Gen Experiences, has made public that the company Simplygon, expert in 3D data automatic optimization solutions, becomes part of Microsoft in order to use their technology and talent to strengthen their position in 3D creation. Making it easier to capture, create and share 3D data. All this to enhance the new update Creators Update Windows 10, Paint 3D and the online community of creators in Remix3D.
Simplygon’s work has benefited all kinds of industries by providing advanced solutions for different levels of detail to an SDK used by many AAA games such as The Witcher 3 or Forza Horizon, and its most recent expansion in virtual and augmented reality. PlayStation VR titles have also used their tools to optimize thousands of assets in order to achieve the required frame rates per second. “Our next challenge is 3D for everyone, maximum accessibility! We are delighted to join forces with Microsoft to make this happen,” he commented Matt Connors, CEO of Simplygon.