Jean-Christophe Baillie started his career in Science at the Sony Computer Science Lab in Paris, and then founded Gostai in 2006, a startup in robotics & AI, which has been acquired by Softbank in 2012. After two years at Softbank Robotics Europe, where he created the AI Lab, he launched in 2014 Novaquark, developing Dual Universe: an ambitious project about virtual worlds where people will be able to recreate entire civilizations online. Jean-Christophe is a graduate from the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, and received a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Paris 6 University.

Jean-Christophe Baillie sessions


The tech challenges behind the building of a metaverse: the story of Dual Universe
Tuesday, November 13th

Description: Dual Universe is a giant single-shard open world where everything is editable via a dual contouring voxel approach. We introduce here the key technological challenges behind this vision, from the continuous single-shard cluster technology to handle millions of players in the same world at the same time, to the particularities of voxels in a […]