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Serious Games Rapid Authoring Tools Coming On The Market At Fast Pace

According to the latest Metaari’s Game-based Learning Market Report, the growth rate for Serious Games authoring tools and platforms is the highest of the three surveyed product types: custom educational game development services, authoring tools and platforms used to create and deliver Serious Games, and eleven educational game categories historically covered.

Dedicated Game-based Learning tools are relatively new on the market but new specialized rapid authoring tools continue to come on the market at a fast pace, with over 40 new companies launched since 2015 identified.

Revenues for tools shall surge over six times over the forecast period 2018-2023.

Over the last two months, DIGINEXT announced the release of its Inscape AR 7.0 and Inscape VTS 7.0 versions.

Inscape is an integrated visual authoring environment for intuitive and quick creation of immersive experiences, high impact visual tasks simulations and Serious Games - without coding. It is said to be an ideal visual authoring tool for trainers who have no programming skills.

Inscape allows you to assemble 3D assets, multimedia elements, animations, and visual effects into compelling scenes and define advanced scenario logics. It also allows you to mix AR content with other interactive material without relying on a single technology, supporting the most used AR libraries. When your application is ready, publish it and deploy it to your target platforms.

Built with industrial requirements in mind, Inscape AR streamlines the creation of interactive AR content for industrial operations. It offers productivity gains by overlaying step-by-step instructions, context specific documentation or assistance tools to the real environment, directly on work-site.

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According to Inscape AR website, maintenance, repair and inspection operations are completed up to 75% faster and benefit from better work conditions.

Another powerful authoring tool suite called Inscape VTS enables to rapidly and easily design and create a state-of-the-art Virtual Maintenance Trainer (VMT) application for any kind of system, limiting the time spent by students on the actual equipment, reducing training mistakes on real systems and the use of spare parts. 

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Virtual Maintenance Trainer For Multirole Helicopters
VMT for cougar modernized helicopter which can be easily tailored for any other multirole helicopter from Airbus Helicopter family such as Super Puma, H125M, H225 or Caracal.


Based in Aix en Provence, France, DIGINEXT, subsidiary of the CS Group , is a human-scaled and high technology company recognized internationally for its capacity to innovate, its excellence, its responsiveness as well as for both the quality and performance of the high-tech systems and solutions it supplies.

From 26 - 30 November 2018 you can meet DIGINEXT at I/ITSEC and discover their latest innovations.