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Next-Gen Tech Forum: Building Peridot, The World's First AR Only Game (Presented by Niantic)

Justin Sneddon  (Group Product Manager, Niantic)

Location: Room 3009, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 2:10 pm - 2:40 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Next-Gen Tech Forum

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All


Join Justin Sneddon, Niantic Group Product Manager, to learn how they built Peridot with Lightship's Augmented Reality Developer Kit. He'll spotlight some of the key features used to make these lovable creatures live in and interact with the real world including meshing, semantics, and occlusion, and shed light on the LLM techniques utilized to bring individual personality to each creature.


This presentation will bring awareness to state-of-the-art tools for quality and productivity in Augmented Reality (AR). Not only addressing novel ways to work around the challenges machine learning approaches to problems can bring using game design, but also new design concepts for always-on AR.

Intended Audience

Mobile game developers, designers, artists, and creators who are exploring new form factors for longer-form AR content, including mixed reality headsets (e.g. AR Developers, artists, and game designers).

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