Austin offers a great environment for starting companies, and we are enjoying building Vircion and changing the gaming experience in a fundamental and exciting way.
Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2008
Vircion, the leader in gaming mobility and virtualization products, announced today it was named a winner of the 2008 Austin Business Journal Tech Innovation Awards. The awards recognize the most promising technologies developed in the central Texas region. Vircion was named the winner in the Gaming category.
"Austin is well known as a center for technology innovation, serving as a hub for a vibrant startup community and many leading global technology businesses," said Colin Pope, editor of the Austin Business Journal. "The candidates for the 2008 Tech Innovation Awards have created a terrific set of products that will continue to build Austin's technology reputation, and we are pleased to recognize Vircion as our gaming category winner."
Vircion offers a product that enables consumers to play their console games from any Internet-connected computer. Vircion customers can plug their game controller into any laptop, for example, and use Vircion software to play a game on their Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 in another room in their home, from work, from a WiFi hotspot, or from any other Internet connection with sufficient bandwidth. Vircion users can also use the Vircion gaming social network to share and play games alone or with each other, and to share game memory, capture and upload video clips of their game play, and more.
Vircion also offers game developers a product that virtualizes dev kits, enabling multiple game developers and testers to access a single dev kit, and saving eighty percent of this very significant cost. With increased pressure on game developer profitability, the demand for this product is also strong.
"We are very pleased to be recognized with this innovation award," said Peter Walker, founder and chief technology officer of Vircion. "Austin offers a great environment for starting companies, and we are enjoying building Vircion and changing the gaming experience in a fundamental and exciting way."
Vircion is the leader in gaming mobility and virtualization products. Vircion products enable consumers to play their console games from any Internet-connected computer, and to play games and share game memory and video clips of game play using the Vircion gaming social network. Vircion products also enable game developers to virtualize access to dev kits, saving eighty percent of the cost of these kits. Vircion is a private company based in Austin, Texas.
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