Nicolas Etienne CRe-AM Interview

Name : Nicolas Etienne

Job Title : Software Engineer

Organisation : Diginext

Sector : Mobile Game Development

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Interview Date : 22/10/2015

Location : ICT 2015 Lisbon

Short Biography


1. What current technologies and tools fulfill your needs in your practice?

PC and Mac development platforms, User platform mobiles, Adobe and Autodesk creative tools

2. What technologies do you see emerging in the next 5-10 years?

Cloud technologies, Geo-location games, more mobile devices

3. Could you identify any strengths and weaknesses with these technologies?

Network problems and battery life are weaknesses


4. Do you think there are additional technologies or tools needed, or that you would wish for?

Better connectivity and big data technologies


5. If these were available what would you be creating?

Massive multiplayer games in real-world environments, Augmented reality

6. Can you see any strengths and weakness involved?

Strength is creating opportunities for non expert game developers to create geo-location games

7. What do you recommend to fill the gap between creators and technology providers?

Creatives and technologists are from different worlds. Platforms like Magellan address the problem by making the technology invisible to the creative games developer.