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Monday, February 23, 2009

$1.5 Million in Angel Investment, 14 Geeks, and One Rescued Puppy. How Video Game Platforms Are Not Just For Fun and Games Any More

We know the video game industry is big business (about $13 Billion). We also know that "in-game" advertising is becoming popular (expected to be up to $1 Billion in 2010) We've also probably heard of video games being used for learning, training and simulation. So, it shouldn't be of too much surprise to find out that a video game platform is being used to facilitate the logistics in real life rescue operations. They even saved a puppy and 15,000 other stranded pets during Hurricane Gustav.

The software is called "Depiction" and it's Cool.

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