SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and France-based tech firm ISKN today
announced a partnership which will bring together the entertainment
publishing powerhouse and the innovative tech firm to create a creative
entertainment platform for the whole family. Led by BANDAI NAMCO
Entertainment Europe (BNEE), the partnership seeks to leverage the core
strengths of each respective company to develop and bring-to-market a
ground-breaking entertainment ecosystem which will be available in 2019.
Possessing complementary expertise, the two companies are working
together, utilizing ISKN’s multi-patented augmented interaction
technology and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment’s publishing know-how to
develop a unique product centered around fun, creativity, and immersion.
“BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment is always on the lookout for exciting
partnerships to bring more fun for everyone,” commented Herve Hoerdt,
SVP of Publishing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe. “Having our
Innovation Department collaborate with ISKN helped us think
outside-of-the-box and deliver a brand-new way of fun, interaction, and
creation to a new generation.”
“Freeing up creativity & imagination is at the heart of our tech DNA.
We’re looking forward to adding more fun and innovation to the lives of
families around the globe!” noted Jean-Luc Vallejo, ISKN co-founder &
CEO. “Working with a major entertaining company like BANDAI NAMCO is a
tremendous opportunity to bring an ambitious product to life & disrupt
an established market.”
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and ISKN’s unannounced project will be
officially revealed on July 24, 2019 and will be on display at The Toy
Insider’s Sweet Suite 2019 event from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Pier Sixty, in
New York City.
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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings
Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive
entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and
online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many
of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®,
GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE
COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the
premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime-based video games
including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®.
More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings
Inc. is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content
for platforms including all major video game consoles, PC and mobile.
The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s
top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™ and
DARK SOULS™ as well as new franchises such as LITTLE NIGHTMARES™ and THE
DARK PICTURES ANTHOLOGY.
About ISKN S.A.S
ISKN is the leading pioneer in AUGMENTED INTERACTION thanks to its
technology representing 24 international patents based on 60 years of
deep tech R&D expertise in magnetometry at the world-renowned CEA LETI.
The company’s primary mission consists in enriching the experience and
facilitate interaction with the digital world by bringing back emotion
through the use of day-to-day physical objects. This has already come to
life by turning any pencil into a digital one with the widely adopted
SLATE, and the yet to come disruptive REPAPER graphic tablet. More
information on https://www.iskn.co/about-us
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