Novatech Ltd, one of the largest specialist technology providers within the UK are supporting the University Of Portsmouth at the EGX gaming event in October.
EGX is the UK's largest video gaming event, this year taking place in the ExCeL Center, London, between the 17th and 20th October.
Over the course of 2019 Novatech have been working closely with members of the University of Portsmouth's Enterprise Gaming course giving students opportunities to work with real industry clients.
One project that both Novatech and UoP students have worked on together was to create first-of-its-kind portable motion simulator to be used for Royal Navy Reserve training. The goal of the project between Novatech Ltd, The Royal Navy and the University of Portsmouth was to incorporate gaming technology to enhance and evolve existing training processes.
At this years EGX event the UoP will be showcasing Novatechs 3 DoF motion simulator designed for the Royal Navy. Throughout the duration of this 3-day gaming event, there will be a dedicated area to support the education sector within gaming which us where Portsmouth University will be located. Novatech will be providing Portsmouth University with all the technical equipment required to successfully demonstrate this state of the art motion simulator. Novatech are proud to confirm that all members of the UoP who worked on the development of the motion RHIB simulator are now in full-time employment within the industry as this project gave them critical hands-on trade experience!
Paul Hobbs from Novatech commented “ Everyone involved in this project, including the Royal Navy, and the fantastic students and staff from the University put in an enormous amount of effort in to make this RHIB simulator possible. Here at Novatech we are so proud of the outcome and to see the university demonstrating our creation at events like EGX is fantastic”
If you are an avid gamer then the EGX gaming event is a must for you to attend. EGX have a variety of attractions suitable for all gamers, whether you are interested in playing some of the hottest unreleased blockbuster video games of 2019 or are more of a retro gaming fan, there is something for everyone.
Novatech Ltd has been providing technology for professionals and enthusiasts for over 32 years and are one of the most trusted and well-established system integrators in the UK.
Based in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Novatech is a specialist manufacturer of Custom, Gaming, Desktop PCs, Laptops, Workstations and Servers & PC Components for home, school and the office.
Novatech is now one of the UK's top mail order computer suppliers and has the capacity to manufacture over 6,000 PCs and 4,000 Notebooks per month.