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The Future Of Games Industry: Advice To Novice Developers

The Future Of Games Industry: Advice To Novice Developers

The games market continues to grow rapidly: according to data by Newzoo, in 2017 it grew by 10 billion dollars in comparison with last year, and is now at 110 billion; by 2020, it is expected to be at 128.5. Thus, game development continues to be a promising field, one just has to mind its latest trends. Romuald Zdebskiy, Microsoft's Games Lead for Central & Eastern Europe, shared about the many aspects of modern gaming industry and its future during a lecture at ITMO University which was part of the "Game worlds creation: from mathematical models to artistic image" practical course.

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ITMO Hosts The EdCrunchSPb Educational Forum

ITMO Hosts The EdCrunchSPb Educational Forum

Last Sunday, ITMO University became the first university in St. Petersburg to host the EdCrunch forum, which was conducted only in Moscow before. Later, the forum will "leave" for Krasnoyarsk and Ekaterinburg.

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Gennady Korotkevich Wins The Deadline24 Contest

Gennady Korotkevich Wins The Deadline24 Contest

Gennady Korotkevich, Master’s student at ITMO’s Computer Technology Department, and his team, Roman Udovichenko and Sergei Djgirovskiy from the Yandex Company, won the finals of Deadline24 international contest that took place on April 22-23 in Katowice (Poland).

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HelloDNA: Learning to Align DNA sequences While Playing Tetris

HelloDNA: Learning to Align DNA sequences While Playing Tetris

Two students from the Institute of Bioinformatics, Yulia Kondratenko and Anastasiya Gainullina, together with a graduate from ITMO University, Daniil Drukarev, created a mobile application HelloDNA. While playing this game, which is similar to Tetris, you have to create the best alignment of two DNA sequences. More about the project and how to help make bioinformatics make sense even for children was discussed during an interview during the International Day of DNA. 

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Virtual World in a Couple of Days

Virtual World in a Couple of Days

“Creation of game worlds: from math models to art” – that was the topic of the 10th Interactive School “Technologies of High-Performance Computing and Computer Modeling.” During four days the participants attended lectures on video game development and gamification as well as created their own game worlds. 

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Solar Panel of the New Generation by ITMO PhD Student

Solar Panel of the New Generation by ITMO PhD Student

On one hand, solar panels are a green solution, but on the other, they are very expensive and not very effective. However, cutting expenses on them will increase the popularity of  this alternative energy source. ITMO’s PhD student Mikhail Omelyanovich is working on reducing the cost for solar panels using perovskites and laser ablation. ITMO.NEWS talked to Mikhail about his development.  

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A Million Dollars for VeeRoute

A Million Dollars for VeeRoute

VeeRoute company, a resident of ITMO’s Business Incubator, has managed to attract over a million dollars from a venture fund of Bank Saint Petersburg and a consortium of business angels. 

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