Sim Ops Studios, Inc. (acquired by Autodesk)
Sim Ops Studios, the creator of Wild Pockets, is a spin-off from Carnegie Mellon University. Sim Ops Studios created the Wild Pockets platform to simplify the creation and delivery of 3-D content through the Web browser. Game developers and designers can sign up on the Wild Pockets website and instantly begin developing interactive 3D content, such as games, simulations and interactive ads. Content developed in Wild Pockets can be embedded and distributed instantly on any website anywhere online, similar to a YouTube video. A built-in micro-transaction system and marketplace enables developers to monetize the content they have developed.
Autodesk buys Wild Pockets game design platform 12/20/10