Knowledge Adventure In 3D Virtual Worlds Deal

Torrance-based Knowledge Adventure, which develops software for the educational games market, said today that it has inked a deal with Unity Technologies to develop a "3D virtual world" geared at kids. According to the firm, it will create a new virtual world aimed at kids 3-10, which will allow children to access the firm's JumpStart and Math Blaster branded software online, via the iPhone and iPod Touch, Mac, and Wii. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Unity Technologies is a Copenhagen-based developer of 3D game development tools.