GIGA LogoThis partnership enables GIGA to become the first animation & game academy in India to offer game technology education endorsed by 3DVIA Virtools, as part of its full time degree or diploma programs.

Dassault Systèmes , a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announced its partnership with Global Institute of Gaming & Animation (GIGA) a division of Everonn Skill Development Limited (ESDL) to bring game technology education endorsed by 3DVIA Virtools. This partnership enables GIGA to become the first animation & game academy in India to offer game technology education endorsed by 3DVIA Virtools, as part of its full time degree or diploma programs.

Everonn GIGA is licensed by Dassault Systèmes to offer programs in three levels at colleges & schools right from class VI. By virtue of Everonn being the largest VSAT education network in the world, GIGA will leverage the VSAT technology to take Animation & Game education pan-India.

Commenting on the partnership, Ajay Verma, Vice President, Dassault Systèmes, South Asia said, “The advent of convergence and the increasing need for richness in interactive media is creating significant demand for skilled professionals. We believe at Dassault Systèmes, that technology has the potential to help reinvent the education process, and inspire young learners to embrace science and technology. Games, with their popularity and singular ability to engage young people, are showing promise as a way to excite and prepare the Net generation, the current crop of students who have grown up on technology. Dassault Systèmes, together with GIGA is helping students to develop games that are compelling and playable using latest 3DVIA Virtools.”

Peter Sebastian, Head, GIGA said “Brand Everonn has been synonymous with technological innovations and creating global demand for Indian students. The Everonn GIGA & Dassault relationship only goes to prove this. This is a huge breakthrough as far as game education in India is concerned with 3DVIA Virtools providing, access to non-programmers, intuitive interface, library of over 500 standard behavior building blocks, State of the art rendering engine, compatibility with other modelling tools and Seamless multiplatform deployment on Xbox/Wii/PC/Mac, highly interactive real-time 3D content has never been as easy and now Indian students have access to this international content and authoring platform. With big names like Electronics Arts (EA, USA), Ubisoft, Sony, Artematica, Lexis Numérique using the 3DVIA Virtools for game prototyping, the qualification becomes high on demand”.

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