Radian Arc, AKSys, and Blacknut Partner to Bundle SHAKS Controllers with Cloud Gaming Services
Wireless Gamepad controllers will be fully integrated with Radian Arc’s content partner Blacknut for support across a range of platforms
PERTH, Australia & UIWANG, South Korea – June 16, 2022 – Cloud infrastructure provider Radian Arc and home entertainment device manufacturer AKSys Co. Ltd today announced a partnership to bundle low-latency SHAKS Gamepads with the cloud-based gaming platform Blacknut. The wireless controllers will initially be fully integrated with Blacknut to work across PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.
The bundle will be offered to telecommunications companies around the world in three different models:
- Bundling with a set-top box, Radian Arc and a telecommunications partner can create package deals with the Blacknut gaming service, a SHAKS Gamepad controller, a broadband internet plan, and a telco set-top box to offer a home console-like experience for customers.
- Bundling with a mobile phone, Radian Arc and a telco partner can pair Blacknut and a SHAKS Gamepad controller with either a customer’s existing mobile phone plan or a new phone with a 5G data plan, creating a handheld gamepad-like experience.
- Focusing on retail rather than a specific product, Radian Arc can work with a telco partner to create a unique program for their business, leasing the Blacknut platform and SHAKS Gamepad controllers to sell long-term subscription bundles to a telco’s customers.
“A hardware partner like SHAKS is essential to providing high-quality, consistent cloud gaming across telecommunications providers. It also helps to replicate the classic feel of a home console or handheld gamepad for customers,” said David Cook, CEO, Radian Arc. “Our partnership with SHAKS eliminates disparities in latency and input delay among other controllers, making it an integral part of Radian Arc and Blacknut’s service offerings.”
“We are delighted to partner with Radian Arc and Blacknut in this bundle package for cloud gaming. We bring a wealth of experience to optimize latency across multiple devices and platforms such as OS, in partnership with Qualcomm Technologies, and are confident to provide console-grade gameplay wirelessly over cloud-based”, said KJ Yoo, CEO of AKSys.
About Radian Arc – www.radianarc.io
Radian Arc provides an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform for running cloud gaming, artificial intelligence and machine learning applications inside telecommunication carrier networks. Our teams across the USA, Australia, Central Europe, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan offer telecom operators a GPU-based edge computing platform without the need for capital expenditure, facilitating low latency and improved economics for value-added services and the monetization of 5G investments. Given the combined power and efficiency of 5G and GPU edge, Radian Arc delivers a high-quality content and cloud-gaming experience to consumers at a lower cost to telecom operators.
About AKSys Co. Ltd – www.aksys.co.kr
AKSys Co., Ltd, founded by industry experts in engineering, marketing, and design, develops and manufactures hardware products such as game controllers, game devices, AR/VR interactive controllers for the gaming and entertainment industry.. AKSys delivers superior products based on the team’s extensive R&D expertise, officially licensed from major players such as Qualcomm, Apple, and proven it via cloud-gaming service bundled by KT, DT, Jio to name a few. SHAKS gamepad controllers (www.shaksgame.com/english) has been the most prominent in-house brand, providing excellent and convenient gaming experience to users with low latency and high accuracy.
About Blacknut – www.blacknut.com
Blacknut is the world’s leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both direct-to-consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalogue of +400 premium games carefully selected for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including PC, mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco. Blacknut is awarded with the Red Herring Top 100 Winner Europe.
TriplePoint PR, for Radian Arc