New Brunswick Community College, Miramichi
Miramichi (NBCC) – New Brunswick Community College received a software donation valued at $150,000 from NGRAIN, a major Canadian interactive 3D software simulation company.
The company donated 30 licenses of its award-winning NGRAIN ProducerÂ®, a 3D simulation production software which provides users with no programming experience the ability to create interactive 3D simulations, including procedural animations and real-time practice tasks. The software is being used by NBCC students in Miramichiâ€™s Electronic Game Design (game programming) and Electronic Game 3D (3D modelling) programs.
â€śIndustry partnerships like this one will ensure our college is training students who are equipped with the skills they need to enter the workforce and be successful,â€ť said Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO of NBCC. â€śThis partnership is a great example of how NBCC wants to work with industry and community partners to foster economic growth and prosperity, and to graduate the quality workforce our province needs to succeed.â€ť
â€śOne of our goals at NGRAIN is to make 3D simulations accessible,â€ť said Paul Lindahl, CEO, NGRAIN. â€śBy partnering with NBCC we hope students will broaden their horizons and explore the exciting career opportunities available to them in simulation-based training development.â€ť
NBCC is a college network that serves students from across the province with six New Brunswick campuses, and offers over 100 programs.
NGRAINÂ®, a leading provider of interactive 3D equipment simulation solutions that maximize the effectiveness of training programs and maintenance support systems, supports industries worldwide, including Aerospace & Defence, Energy, and Technology.