Skip to main content

European Venture Summit

Gesture recognition outfit Softkinetic demoing at Düsseldorf event.

DUSSELDORF, Germany - Dec. 1, 2008

Softkinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software provider, today announced its inclusion in Europe Unlimited’s European Venture Summit (EVS). EVS will showcase promising European start-ups in the biotech, industrial biotech, new energy and informational technology industries. Softkinetic previously participated in Europe Unlimited’s Benelux Venture Forum on March 18, 2008. The forum brought together the 50 most promising companies in the fields of life science, clean technology and information technology from the Benelux region.

After being awarded top honors at the Benelux Venture Forum, Softkinetic was invited to participate in EVS in Düsseldorf on December 1 and 2, 2008.

“We’ve been following Softkinetic since they participated in the Benelux Venture Forum and are pleased with the steps they have taken towards being world leaders in technology,” said Paul Webber, Director at Europe Unlimited. “Softkinetic has displayed innovation and creativity in its recent relationships, creating large-scale advergames and fitness products that enable people to step out of their comfort zone and experience a full-body entertainment experience.”

EVS will bring together international investors and corporations who are looking for investment and partnership opportunities and introduce them the best start-ups in Europe. The summit seeks to grow the presence of European start-ups by offering them introductions and networking opportunities.

“Since our win at the Benelux Venture Forum in March, we’ve been engaging the world with new 3D gesture recognition applications,” said Michel Tombroff, CEO of Softkinetic. “Being back on stage at Europe Unlimited’s European Venture Summit allows us to share our growth and gives us another platform to show the applications we’ve been creating with our partners.”

For information about the European Venture Summit please click here:

About Softkinetic

Softkinetic is the leading provider of natural interfaces that transform the way people interact with the digital world. Softkinetic enables a fully immersive, transparent and intuitive user experience by providing a 3D real-time gesture recognition middleware to Interactive Digital Entertainment, Consumer Electronics, Health Care and Serious Games companies. Softkinetic, iisu, and Interface Is You are trademarks or registered trademarks of Softkinetic S.A. For more information on Softkinetic please visit

About Europe Unlimited

Founded in 1998, Europe Unlimited provides critical business resources to innovative technology entrepreneurs, corporations, investors and researchers, allowing them to successfully build and maintain a healthy economy. Believing that dynamic entrepreneurship is the main force of innovation, economic growth and sustainability throughout Europe, Europe Unlimited focuses on helping Europe’s technology innovators become world leaders in their field.

About the European Venture Summit

The European Venture Summit contributes to economic growth within and the development of high-tech and innovative companies throughout Europe. It builds on Europe Unlimited's regional events and networks and introduces regions and entrepreneurs to new markets and new customers.

Rachel Steinberg, TriplePoint for Softkinetic


Read this next avatar GamesIndustry International is the world's leading games industry website, incorporating and