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Unity and Tata Elxsi Join Forces To Create Centre of Excellence

Unity Technologies is the creator of one of the world’s most popular videogame engines, which has powered popular virtual reality (VR) titles such as Job Simulator and Radial-G. The company is now teaming up with Tata Elxsi to launch a Centre of Excellence in India.

Tata Elxsi is an Indian company that focuses on technology and engineering design. The partnership with Unity Technologies will allow for further opportunities for Unity developers in India and the Asia Pacific region, where there is a large pool of talent in the software development area. Tata Elxsi is aiming to create new and innovative products as well as improve workflows and contribute to the economic growth and development of the wider Asian Pacifc region.

Quentin Staes-Polet, Director South Asia Pacific, Unity Technologies said: “Augmented and virtual reality technologies are fast transforming how businesses innovate, collaborate and communicate. The CoE in partnership with Tata, is testament to the success of Unity’s platform and its developer ecosystem, not just for games, animation and film, but across industries which are using AR/VR in innovative ways. In an era where VR/AR applications are changing countless industries – from education, to manufacturing, architecture and art – Unity is enabling the developers of tomorrow achieve greater success today. We’re delighted to partner with Tata Elxsi’s team, an established global leader in design and innovation.”

Anil Sondur, Executive Vice President of Tata Elxsi said: “Augmented and virtual reality technologies are the next generation of computing. Tata Elxsi foresees usage of these advanced platforms across various industries and verticals. Tata Elxsi is already in a leadership position in the use of these technologies for several industries and has used Unity as a development platform. This global partnership will enable Tata Elxsi to support new applications for customers across industries worldwide.”

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