Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Coherent SG Helps Serious Games Developers Deliver Outstanding UI Faster

For the last four years, Coherent Labs has established itself as a leader in the Game User Interface middleware market.

By using Coherent SDK, game developers and designers are leveraging the power of web technologies to create stunning and high-performance UI for both entertainment games and simulation environments, while saving up to 50% of the UI development time and resources.

Following the success in game development market in the past four years, the company is now expanding and is also tailoring its products for training and simulation industries. 

Coherent SG is a division of Coherent Labs solely dedicated to provide innovative UI tools for Serious Games development. 

Big names in Military and Civil Simulations are already using Coherent, such as Cubic Corporation, Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), G2G3 and Mass Virtual (RealTime Immersive rebranded).

"Coherent SG dramatically reduces time-to-market by enabling the use of any HTML/CSS/JS libraries, frameworks, and templates," says Angel Venkov, Vice-President Serious Games & Simulations.

The tutorials, guides, demos and kits shall give you heads up and get you started within minutes. The interactive online documentation explains how to setup your development environment to work with Coherent SG.

With Coherent SG users can easily craft realistic and immersive interfaces for Serious Games & Simulations. Product main attributes include “fast prototyping” (the widget system enables collaboration on multiple elements of the UI at the same time); “live editing” (this feature shortens the iteration time by allowing designers to make and view changes, even when the application is running); and “designer–friendly workflow”.

Coherent SG comes with pre-packed WYSIWYG Editor and SG Kit.

Coherent Editor

The Coherent Editor is a powerful visual editor that anybody in the team can use to quickly create amazing looking UI.
Coherent SG Kit

The Coherent SG Kit is a library of prebuilt, easily customizable UI components that you can use to rapidly prototype and develop the UI for your application. 

 You can have a taste of the Coherent SG Kit in action at

The Kit consists of separate UI components. Each widget represents different basic functionality. Individual widgets can be customized and combined in order to create the desired UI. The easiest way to use and customize the widgets in the Kit is by utilizing the Coherent Editor

Last but not least Coherent SG is integrated with Unreal Engine 4, Unity3D, Virtual Attain, Unigine, and can also be easily integrated with in-­house developed engines.

With offices in Sofia, Bulgaria and San Francisco, in the US, and already employing 35 people, Coherent Labs was founded in 2012 by a team of former MMO game engine developers. The company is driven by game and software industry veterans, creatives, and passionate gamers.