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Finger Food Advanced Technology Group Acquired by Unity Technologies

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Unity Acquires Finger Food Advanced Technology Group. This acquisition strengthens the company’s commitment to create and deploy scalable RT3D services and solutions to all related industries

Fremont, CA: One of the world’s leading platforms for creating 3D content, Unity Technologies, acquires Vancouver-based Finger Food Advanced Technology Group. It is a professional services organization that specializes in building industry-first solutions for global companies. Finger Food provides customized solutions to world’s leading companies, such as Lowe’s, Enbridge, and Softbank Robotics, to help resolve complex problems in businesses by applying advanced technologies such as AI, AR/VR, and Robotics

The acquisition by Unity marks the company’s turning point, as it moves beyond the gaming sector. Finger Food will become a member of Unity, a division that guarantees the development and deployment of scalable RT3D solutions to any industry or enterprise. To assist the further development of RT3D adoption, Unity will retain all the 200+ employees of the company. 

“Across industries, teams realize the significant impact and value real-time 3D technologies can have on traditional workflows and their business objectives,” said Dave Rhodes, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Unity Create Solutions. “Over the last two years, we’ve made meaningful traction deploying our industry-leading RT3D platform typically known for game development into industries such as media and entertainment, automotive and transportation, and architecture and construction. The reality is we’re just getting started. Finger Food has already had a lot of success applying RT3D to these industries and others, solving customers’ hardest problems - together, we will provide the solutions and services all businesses need to get their RT3D visions off the ground.”

At present, companies such as BMW, FCA Group, Daimler, Skanska, Gensler, and Lockheed Martin use Unity’s RT3D technology to increase productivity, speed up time-to-market, and drive deeper collaborations. The acquisition will also accelerate Unity’s penetration into other industries that are on toes to leverage real-time 3D technologies but lack the infrastructure or the technical expertise to do so. 

Finger Food will compensate for Unity’s enterprise customers by providing designs, development, and deployment services that include interactive, digital twins for real world assets such as building and manufactured products. Unity and Finger food will together translate the shared tooling and services programs into repeatable solutions, so that companies from across the industry can use real-time 3D off-the-shelf without having the necessity to ramp up its internal expertise, retraining or upending established processes. 

“Enabling the adoption of real-time 3D technology is at the heart of what we do for our customers,” said Ryan Peterson, Chief Executive Officer, Finger Food Advanced Technology Group. “Whether we’re designing AR/VR, mobile applications, or tackling complex industrial challenges, Unity is foundational in helping us deliver usable RT3D applications as well as the tangible business value that our clients expect. By joining the Unity family, we will have more access to Unity’s extensive engineering team to help shape the future of their platform by sharing the trends and needs that we’re seeing across our customer base.”

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