HANOVER, GERMANY – Rocketbox Studios, well known for highest quality prefab 3d characters and animations, announced that their complete product portfolio is available directly in Unity's native unitypackage file format from now on. This offers the large group of Unity developers the opportunity to use the assets directly inside of Unity, without the need to export them from a 3d software package. Shaders, textures and animations are already set up for convenient usage in Unity right out of the box – allowing the user to create astonishingly realistic scenes with lifelike animated characters within a very short development timeframe.
Both Rocketbox and Unity Technologies supply clients with the tools and resources for building sophisticated and interactive real-time applications for many different industries, like for example training simulation and game development, VR, architecture, medical, film and visualization. This is well reflected by the large library of available assets that were created at Rocketbox, ranging from Civilians, Soldiers, Special Forces and Law Enforcement Characters, to Medical and Work Uniforms, Middle Eastern style characters, Animals and many others. The newest Complete Characters HD series of characters even features a facial animation setup for visualization of realistic speech and expression of emotions, while still maintaining technical specifications for running smoothly in real-time applications.
"Rocketbox is very happy about working with Unity Technologies on the task to speed up the production pipelines for our mutual customer base. We had many requests from software developers using Unity about the possibility of receiving our products in the unitypackage format, ready to use" says Markus Wojcik, CEO of Rocketbox Studios. "Of course we are always looking for ways to make the life of our customers easier, so they can concentrate on the core aspects of their products" he continues, "This matches perfectly with Unity Technology's vision that is realized with the extremely user friendly and powerful Unity development platform."
"Rocketbox provides a robust full feature model set that works right out of the box with Unity," said Davey Jackson, Director of Simulation and Visualization for Unity Technologies. "Their LOD files, models, animations and textures import directly into the Unity Framework with no need for modification. The level of quality and detail in the models and the ease of use make Rocketbox's characters a great choice for Unity-based projects."
The new products are presented for the first time during I/ITSEC in Orlando, Florida (November 28 - December 1, 2011) at the Rocketbox booth # 2823 and also in joint presentations at the Unity booth # 2363.
For more information about licensing content from Rocketbox Libraries, please visit www.rocketbox-libraries.com - assets are available individually or in various bundles.
About Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox is an art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering model libraries of highly realistic animated human characters and animals. The assets are optimized for real-time applications like simulations, games and virtual worlds as well as for rendering. Rocketbox is also available for creation of custom 3D Graphics and Motion Capturing and – the company was founded in 2003 and is located in Hanover, Germany.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, an intuitive and flexible development platform used to make wildly creative and intelligently interactive 3D and 2D content. The "author once, deploy everywhere" capability ensures developers can publish to all of the most popular platforms. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of 700,000 registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. Unity Technologies aggressively re-invests in its award winning 3D development tools and democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service, in order to remain at the forefront of innovation. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Japan and Korea. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.
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