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Licensing for university research projects

Hello, we are from a local University in Hong Kong. We are planning to launch a new research project which utilizes VR environment to investigate the attitudes of people towards some urban and architectural design features.

At this point, we are considering using UnrealEngine to create the VR 3D environment for the research and survey.

The project is nothing commercial and there is no plan to create any commercial application out of the research project. However, we will be seeking funding from the local government to support the project.

For the project itself, after we have created the VR environment, we will invite participants to experience the environment with the aid of VR headsets. They will then be asked about their attitudes towards the urban and architectural design features within the virtual environment. As a result, we would like to know if there will be charges when we utilize the VR 3D environment created with UnrealEngine in our project.


Product Version: UE 4.12
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asked Sep 01 '16 at 01:20 PM in Legal & Licensing

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If you do not sell your software product, then you do not need to pay any royalties.

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answered Sep 01 '16 at 03:37 PM

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