LumaPie Won Big Data VR Challenge $20000

LumaPie Won The Big Data VR Challenge By Epic Games & Wellcome Trust

Epic Games just announced the grand winner of “The Big Data VR Challenge” hosted by Epic Games with the global charity foundation Wellcome Trust.

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LumaPie, a collaborative effort between Master of Pie ( creative studio ) and Lumacode ( software developing consulting agency ) took home $20,000 total prize money!

 

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Master of Pie, a creative studio!

 

“We thank all of the developers and researchers who dedicated their time and expertise to this competition!” Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney

 

“This combination of hard science with the type of 3D development normally seen in the video game world will hopefully inspire new ways for visualization of data to evolve as VR becomes a part of our everyday life.”Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney

 

“LumaPie has delivered an interactive simulation with tangible outputs that can be applied and adapted to other studies as well. The results of this challenge are what we were hoping for and so much more.” Iain Dodgeon From Wellcome Trust

 

LumaPie, a collaboration between creative studio Masters of Pie and 3D software development consultancy Lumacode, has been named the winner of the Big Data VR Challenge. The contest was hosted by Epic Games in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust. Below is “The Olympians” by Master of Pie.

 

[vimeo width=”450″ height=”350″]https://vimeo.com/70975460[/vimeo]

 

LumaPie had won the contest with a “VR visualization of study results of environmental and genetic factors that have shaped the development the lives of more than 14,000 residents of the city of Bristol.” A project based on based on ALSPAC’s Children of the 90s data.

 

Content Source: Develope

 

Author: Jason Spock

Jason is the the world's number 1 fan of Mr. Spock from Star Trek! Old school Arcade and video game addict while growing up in the big 80's. Die hard game geek turned tech & trend blogger, setting his heart on the future of Virtual Reality!

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