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INSTINCT GAINS INTELLIGENCE

Instinct Technology and Engenuity Technologies Inc. announce plans for integration of Instinct Studio and AI.implant
July 7th 2006 Next-generation software tools provider Instinct Technology has today announced that it is to work with Engenuity Technologies Inc. to integrate the latter company's AI.implant middleware solution into its Instinct Studio development suite. This announcement is the first product of Instinct Technology's 'best in class' initiative. Instinct Studio is a dedicated software development suite, designed 'from the ground up' for the creation of state-of-the-art, next-generation computer and video games. The suite is data-driven and modular, allowing for the integration of custom modules and plug-ins. This feature allows the user to replace any single module with a separate middleware or proprietary solution. "From the outset it's been our stated intention to combine Instinct Studio with a variety of 'best in class' middleware solutions - and AI.implant certainly fits that bill," says Instinct Technology's Chief Technology Officer, Dermot Gallagher. "With this integration in place, Instinct Studio now offers first-class artificial intelligence support, further simplifying the decision-making process for our customers." "This integration is great news for our customers who are looking to create high-quality games boasting state-of-the-art artificial intelligence," says Aaron Davey, Director of Product Management for AI.implant. "We've been impressed by Instinct's technology and approach and we're looking forward to working closely with them to expand our joint marketplace." Instinct Studio is built on a fully-unified, real-time per-pixel lighting and shadowing paradigm, allowing previously-unattainable realism to immerse and compel today's discerning gamer. Instinct Studio achieves its incredible aesthetic values through the implementation of a variety of cutting-edge techniques, including normal mapping, specular highlighting and volumetric stencilbuffer shadowing. The suite incorporates project-based resource management and fullyintegrated runtime editable components. Instinct Studio also provides 'hot loading' and real-time previewing, as well as a comprehensive 3ds Max exporter. AI.implant is an artificial intelligence tool and middleware solution that provides professional game developers and training and simulation experts with a solid foundation for building truly realistic and dynamic game environments. The technology is used by some of the biggest names in gaming, including Midway Games and Sony Computer Entertainment America. Instinct Technology is currently in discussion with a number of other middleware solution providers to integrate their products with the Instinct Studio. While Instinct Studio and AI.implant have been fully integrated at a technical level, both products will continue to be available as individual, standalone solutions from their respective suppliers. - Ends - Note to editors About Engenuity Technologies Inc. Engenuity Technologies Inc. ( www.engenuitytech.com) is a global leader in visualisation and simulation software solutions for the aerospace, defence and automotive industries. The company's products and services are currently used by more than 800 customers in 40 countries, including many of the world's largest organisations. Engenuity has offices and distributors throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. About Instinct Technology Instinct Technology is a world-leading technology development company situated in the north-west of Ireland. The company's main area of interest is the video game development market, for which it has created 'Instinct Studio' - a suite of software tools designed to allow game creators to produce state-of-the-art interactive products. Founded in 1999, Instinct Technology currently employs a total of 25 computer scientists and support staff at its headquarters in Muff, Co. Donegal. Further information is available online at www.instinct-tech.com. For further information, please contact: Ciarán Brennan ciaran@eyecubed.co.uk + 44 20 8371 9422

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