Leiria, Portugal (October 8, 2020)—Audio software developer Sound Particles has been awarded $50,000 as part of the Epic MegaGrant program created by Epic Games, the videogame company known for the game Fortnite and the game engine Unreal.
The Epic MegaGrant program was created with the commitment to support a variety of creative industries and individuals who are doing amazing things with Unreal Engine. The company states that the grant will streamline the integration of its 3D audio software application, capable of generating thousands of sounds in a virtual 3D audio world, with Unreal Engine’s ecosystem of forward-thinking tools.
According to the developer, the grant will also go toward supporting the advancement and continued success of its software in combining CGI and audio techniques to create a new audio standard in the gaming world.
“We were delighted with the vote of confidence from Epic Games in our technology”, said Nuno Fonseca, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Sound Particles. “Regardless of the amount in question, it’s a recognition for the work we develop, and for the potential of our technology.”
Sound Particles’ software is used by top videogame companies and in major Hollywood studio productions such as Game of Thrones, Star Wars 9 and Frozen 2.
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