Enables consumers to compare gaming performance of smartphones and tablets based on Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 operating systems
ESPOO, FINLAND – April 9, 2013 – Rightware, the leader in embedded user interface (UI) technologies and benchmarking software tools, today introduced Basemark X– the world’s first professional performance tool built on the real-world gaming engine, Unity 4. With Basemark X, consumers and companies gain high-quality and objective performance information for smartphones and tablets including Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 devices.
Basemark X is built on top of Unity 4.0, which is a popular game engine used in hundreds of mobile games. Basemark X features advanced game-like content, including particle effects, advanced lighting effects and post processing.
Basemark X comes with integrated online results comparison service, Power Board http://results.rightware.com/. Power Board is the world’s largest smartphone and tablet performance database with detailed performance information of over 1,000 different devices. The results screen features a link to Power Board. Upon clicking the link, the Power Board web site opens and displays the user’s score as well as scores of other devices in the service.
“When it comes to gaming, creating and delivering optimal user experiences on any device is critical to the global adoption of the game,” said Tero Sarkkinen, Founder of Rightware. “Basemark X brings the collective knowledge and experience of the Rightware Benchmark Development Program and our long history of delivering the most popular benchmarking tools. Now anyone can measure, score and compare gaming performance of any platform and device. Combined with Power Board we are enabling the consumers to make informed buying decisions when choosing their next smartphone or tablet.”
Pricing and Availabilty
Basemark X is available for free for consumers at Google Play and Apple App Store *. Windows Phone 8 version will be made available in the near future. Basemark X is also available as licenseable professional version. The professional version includes settings and features not available on the consumer version. Please contact Rightware for licensing inquiries.
Rightware® is the market leader in advanced User Interface technology, serving mobile, automotive and other embedded industries with its Kanzi® solution for rapid user interface design and deployment. Rightware also develops industry leading system performance analysis tools and its renowned product portfolio includes the Basemark® product family for various benchmarking purposes, including industry standard benchmarks for OpenGL ES, OpenCL, HTML5, Android, Linux, and Windows Phone performance measurement. Rightware is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and has offices in Saratoga, CA, Shanghai and Munich. More information: www.rightware.com
* Basemark X has been submitted to be published at Apple App Store and is pending Apple’s review.