Unity Simulation enables businesses to perform large-scale 3D simulations using Unity in the cloud, allowing for greater insights, risk-free experimentation, and faster validation of new ideas
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Unity Technologies (https://unity.com/), creator of the world's leading real-time development platform 3D, today announced Unity Simulation, a cloud-based simulation product for running multiple instances of a Unity project at scale. Supported by Google Cloud infrastructure, Unity Simulation lowers for anyone to train, test, or validate new products and services in a high-fidelity environment, so creators can bring their ideas to the world faster. Initial use cases for Unity Simulation will focus on computer vision oriented applications for the automotive, gaming, and robotics industries, however, the product can be used for any project, prototype, or concept created in Unity. Unity Simulation is available in closed beta. To get started with the free beta program, sign up here.
"In a new era of data-driven artificial intelligence, simulation is the key to unlocking the full potential of this game-changing technology," said Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies. "By combining Unity's real-time 3D development platform with the scale and flexibility of the cloud, Unity Simulation will help businesses accelerate the creation of better, safer, and more reliable products."
Unity is already used for a wide range of simulation tasks, allowing businesses to create virtual environments easily. Unity Simulation leverages the scalability of the cloud to run millions of simulations simultaneously, accelerating time to insight by testing multiple scenarios in parallel. This saves time, managed risk, and show how products will perform prior to costly public launches.
Train AI in a Safe Virtual Environment
There are some situations where testing and training is mandatory to improve product quality and ensure the system operates safely. Training and validating an autonomous vehicle is one instance where using a virtual environment can dramatically reduce risk for both the car and those around it, allowing businesses to stress-test systems before they are put on the road.
Pipeline, our LGSVL Simulator is able to create digital twins of real-world environments with accurate sensor models across multiple scenarios, ”said Seonman Kim, Vice President of Engineering, Advanced Platform Lab of LG Electronics. "By running the LGSVL Simulator on Unity Simulation, autonomous vehicle developers will be able to dramatically accelerate the training of their systems by running multiple scenarios in parallel."
Test at Massive Scale
Game designers today have a second choice at their time, but they have one test at a time. By using Unity Simulation to run cloud-based simulations of their game, developers have a powerful product that can save them time by testing multiple scenarios in parallel.
“By working with Unity to leverage Unity Simulation, our team is able to run different combinations of in-game scenarios to find early imbalances in the development process. "We believe Unity Simulation will play a big part in improving player experience in the future as well as help shorten the time it takes to soft launch a new title successfully," said Régis Geoffrion, Studio Director at
Validate Before Going into Production
Unity Simulation allows businesses to validate new products without a large upfront investment in hardware. In a field such as robotics, businesses can use Unity Simulation to train and validate how a new robot will perform their physical needs.
Unity Simulation is currently available in closed beta, with new users being approved gradually. To learn more about Unity Simulation and start the onboarding process, sign up here.
About Unity Technologies
Unity is the creator of the world's leading real-time development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create visual content using world-class technology, you use resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so they can find success with their creations. The company's 3 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside such partners as Google, Facebook, Oculus, Autodesk, and Microsoft to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices 1,000 billion times in the last 3 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.