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Vicon secures contract with game developer Sharkmob

May 10, 2021

Sharkmob to deploy Vantage and Vero systems and Shōgun software

11 May 2021 - Oxford Metrics plc (LSE: OMG), the international software company servicing government, life sciences, entertainment and engineering markets, is pleased to announce that Vicon, a world leader in motion measurement, has won a contract with Sharkmob, a triple-A game developer, to deploy its flagship Vantage solution, flexible Vero system and Shōgun software.

Sharkmob will be launching a performance capture studio in the summer of 2021 in Malmö, Sweden. The studio will house a powerful combination of 24 Vantage cameras, eight Vero cameras and Shōgun software. Using Vicon, Sharkmob will be able to capture the performance of multiple actors in real-time and showcase more realistic characters, helping to achieve their ambition of taking multiplayer games to new heights.

With the precision and quality of their real-time data, Vicon was the best choice for us.

Rodrigo Cortes, Art Director, Sharkmob

This competitive contract win showcases the strength of Vicon’s real-time tracking capabilities.

Rodrigo Cortes, Art Director at Sharkmob, said: “Our projects are quite ambitious and with our eyes set on AAA quality, performance capture has always been part of our vision in order to create more realistic characters and enhance the gaming experience. With the precision and quality of their real-time data, Vicon was the best choice for us”.

Nick Bolton, CEO of Oxford Metrics said: “As the game industry continues to evolve rapidly, we have seen more and more games companies, both major developers and independents, choose Vicon to power their innovation. The creative team at Sharkmob are passionate about ensuring the quality and sophistication of their games, so we are proud that they chose a Vicon solution to launch their new studio, and we look forward to seeing continued innovation in their upcoming games”.

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