Scottish audio tech firm look to double staff headcount

Video game pioneer Leslie Benzies has invested in Scottish audio tech firm Krotos which creates imaginary creature sounds for films, television and video games.

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Krotos Ltd

24/03/2017

The former president of Grand Theft Auto producer Rockstar North is the main investor in a six-figure funding deal involving Edinburgh-based Krotos.

Its "dehumaniser" voice processor has been used in movies such as The Jungle Book and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

It has also featured in hit video games including Doom and League of Legends.

Krotos now plans to double its staff headcount to 20 and target consumer markets in growth areas such as virtual reality (VR) and gaming communication.

If you want to take your games career to the next level, Scotland is the place. In addition to Krotos, Scotland is home to big names in gaming like Rockstar North, Tag Games, 4J Studios, Outplay Entertainment and Blazing Griffin. In fact, we have over 100 games studios and growing, so there are lots of opportunities to grow an exciting career.

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