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  IKINEMA's real-time animation technology powers Koch Media games studios
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FARNHAM, UK, 26 June 2019   IKINEMA , world leader in real-time procedural animation and whole body solving technology are thrilled to announce today its latest partnership with Koch Media, the premier number one publishing partner in Europe, headquartered in Höfen, Austria. The agreement entitles the firm to provide affiliated video games studios under the Koch Media umbrella, access to IKINEMA’s quality RunTime middleware for the development of games currently under production, as well as future titles.

IKINEMA provides advanced industry proven animation solutions; the RunTime technology is sought after by major game studios across the globe to achieve high fidelity results and believable character locomotion within game worlds and environments. The middleware is integrated by the likes of Microsoft Studios, NCSoft Corporation, SEGA, Square Enix, Warner Bros. Games, and many more.

"Powering all studios under the one roof with our advanced IKINEMA RunTime technology, together brings reliability for developers and simplified approach to optimise their game production roadmap. We’re extremely happy to partner with Koch Media to bring these studio’s visions to life faster and with ease." Alexandre Pechev | CEO | IKINEMA

Koch Media is a leading, publishing and marketing partner for triple-A games developers. The firm is a world renowned independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories in Europe and North America, including distribution of media products, movies and software products.

"We are thrilled about this partnership and we are very impressed with what IKINEMA solutions allow. With ever growing demanding of immersive games and freedom of gameplay IKINEMA allow our development teams to produce the level of quality our players expect. IKINEMA is as well a key tool in our motion-capturing pipeline allowing us considerably faster production times. Eugenio Vitale | Director of Games Development | Koch Media

IKINEMA RunTime is globally recognised as the best and only solution on the market for quality procedural game animation and whole body solving. Adopted to accelerate development cycles, deliver believable characters and tactile gameplay on all popular platforms and devices ranging from triple-A titles through to mobile games. Join award winning studios Bandai Namco, NetEase Network, Rare, 343 Industries, Ubisoft and many more that have already empowered their teams with IKINEMA’s flexible real-time animation solutions. To learn more about IKINEMA, please visit the IKINEMA company website.

PR and Communications contact: Siobhán Hofma | [email protected]

About IKINEMA IKINEMA ( sells products that dramatically improve the quality of animation and reduce the cost of producing animation. It uses patented IP to dynamically calculate animation sequences. The resulting animations are more realistic and cheaper to produce and maintain. IKINEMA was established in 2006 in the UK and has actively traded since 2009. The company owns patent protected intellectual property for fast, realistic and organic animation for games, virtual, and movie production. Prominent clients include: Activision, Bethesda, Bluehole Inc., Capcom, CBS Digital, Deep Silver Dambuster Studios, Digital Domain, Digital Idea Corp., Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Foundry, Fox VFX, Framestore, Globo TV, GREE, Inc., Hasbro, Image Engine Design, Inc., Impulse Gear, Infinity Ward, Koch Media, Linden Lab, Microsoft Studios, NASA Johnson Space Center, NCSOFT®, NVIDIA, Quantic Dream, Rare, Respawn Entertainment, Snail Games, Softstar Entertainment Inc., Square Enix, Sumo Digital, Technicolor, Tencent NEXT Studio, The VOID, 20th Century Fox, 2K Games, Ubisoft, Unity3D, Valve Software, Vicon, Warner Bros. and many more. The company is licensed technology provider by Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and Autodesk. All products or brand names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. ©Copyright 2019 IKINEMA. Learn more about @IKINEMA on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

About Koch Media Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (games, films and software). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, North America and Australia. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one publishing partner in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Milestone, Sega, Square Enix, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarter in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic and the United States.

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