Epic Games & Soar Technology, Inc. (SoarTech) will work together to provide licensing, support, training and development services for Unreal Engine 4 in Government and military applications.
SoarTech has been around for 17 years. It’s a highly innovative Government and military contractor, which provides research and development services for military and Government simulations. It also develops serious games for the military and works with artificial intelligence. With Unreal Engine 4 they are planning to continue their government work and help build more realistic products for the government. SoarTech has the ability to tailor license agreements for U.S. Government organizations and U.S. Government contractors. SoarTech will also offer technical support services, training services, and development services.
We’re excited to be partnering with SoarTech. SoarTech’s long history of success in Government and military research and development makes them uniquely suited to support the application of the UE4 in this market sector.
Joe Kreiner, Unreal Engine licensing manager for the Americas
SoarTech is delighted to be partnering with Epic to represent Unreal Engine 4 in the Government and military sector. UE4 represents the cutting edge of game technology and, with a free licensing model available and full source code access, it offers a best of breed solution at an unmatched value. Further, this relationship provides an opportunity to leverage SoarTech’s artificial intelligence technologies to explore how UE4 can make our warfighters more prepared, more informed and more capable.
Dr. Michael van Lent, SoarTech President and CEO
It all seems a little bit fantastic and makes us think of Kevin Spacey playing Call of Duty for some reason. Anyway, Epic has some great technology and it’s nice to know that US Government really understands what game engine it wants to use.
Source: official press-release