Epic Games today announced a long-term Unreal 3 reseller agreement with Virtual Heroes, an interactive learning simulation company based in Raleigh, North Carolina. As part of the deal, agencies and units of United States and allied governments will make use of Epic's game engine for a variety of purposes through the UGN.
Numerous projects that are part of the UGN are already under way. The FBI Academy is using the Unreal Engine 3 to create a multiplayer crime scene simulator to train its cadets. Additionally, a "top-five defense contractor" and a "national laboratory" are using Epic's tech for custom-made model "integrations and visualization."
On top of that, the technology is being used by Virtual Heroes and Duke University to create an anesthesiology training application for Army physicians. A HumanSim platform aimed at medical education and training is also in the works.
FBI to use Unreal Engine 3 for crime scene simulator
Posted on Wednesday, Mar 28 2012 @ 19:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gamespot reports the FBI has licensed Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 for a crime scene simulator: