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Unity Technologies Named a Tech and Innovation Award Finalist(May 12, 2010)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/12/10 -- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for 3D interactive content on the web, PC, Mac, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, Android, iPhone and iPad, today announced that it has been named a finalist for San Francisco Business Times' Tech and Innovation Entrepreneur award.
The newspaper's editors and judges selected 25 of the Bay Area's most outstanding companies driving the region's thriving technology sector as finalists from nearly 300 nominees. Other finalists include Pandora, Qualys, Salesforce.com, SuccessFactors, Workday and Zynga. The full list of finalists can be found at: http://sanfrancisco.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/event/11141.
"We are honored to be placed among the Bay Area's most exciting companies," said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. "This year is proving to be another phenomenal year for us as Unity goes mainstream. We've seen incredible growth as we surpassed the 130,000 registered user milestone and became the platform of choice by developers. Our customers continue to amaze us with all the innovative things they're doing on our platform, from military training simulations and iPhone Apps to browser-based games like Electronic Art's Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online and Cartoon Networks' FusionFall. We're shaking up the game engine market and making it easy to create great games and applications deployed across multiple platforms -- providing the best returns with minimal risk."
Unity Technology is a finalist in the "Best Game Company" category. Winners in 12 categories will be announced at a gala awards reception on Thursday, May 20 in San Francisco.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry and was named one of the top five game companies of 2009 by Gamasutra after just four years on the market. Today Unity Technologies has more than 130,000 registered users worldwide -- including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Panasonic, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, independent professionals, students and hobbyists -- using the Unity platform to develop high-quality interactive 3D content for the web, console and mobile. Unity Technologies is one of the fastest growing software companies and is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach so that it can deliver on its vision of democratizing interactive 3D technology. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has development offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://unity3d.com.
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