Edge is a leading independent software-testing provider based in Bellshill, Scotland.
Their Digital Test Hub solution focuses on sectors including entertainment (games, gambling and IoT), telecommunications and media. They understand the challenges that surround testing, but their experience with big market players, and broad range of services, set them apart from competitors.
Offering both onsite and offsite capabilities covering management, execution and consultancy, Edge’s skilful, trained testers use best practice in functional, technical, compliance and device-testing to ensure the effective, efficient delivery of results.
www.edgetesting.co.uk and www.digitaltesthub.com
Extra Mile Studios
A Glasgow-based developer of digital content, Extra Mile Studios (EM) was formed in 2004 by a team of games development professionals with many years’ experience in the children’s and casual/family entertainment sectors.
Their talent pool has worked with some of the best known brands in the world, including Bob the Builder, Wallace and Gromit, the Teletubbies, Thunderbirds, Dodge, Lassie, Johnny Bravo, Smarties, Winx and Noddy.
Traditionally specialists in the field of children’s games, EM now embraces the casual games market as a whole.
Glasgow Caledonian University
GCU’s Department of Computer Games Communication and Interactive Systems brings together an exciting blend of advanced skills in games programming and design, as well as art and animation. These subject areas combine each year to produce interdisciplinary games, with a focus on client-led briefs.
The department also operates the eMotion Lab, which measures players’ physiological involvement with games. Monitoring pupil dilation and gamepad techniques, the lab is totally unobtrusive, with experiments taking place in a lounge-style setting; its clients include the BBC, Microsoft, Onisoft and Sony.