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NVIDIA ACE – Anatomy of a Smart NPC (Presented by NVIDIA)

Jaakko Haapasalo  (Production Director, NVIDIA)

Location: Room 2011, West Hall

Date: Friday, March 22

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All


NVIDIA ACE is a suite of technologies for creating Smart NPCs in games. ACE offers a flexible set of building blocks that tools and middleware vendors are using to assemble end-to-end NPC pipelines. Join us for a look behind the scenes at our latest demo, and see how these technologies can be combined via middleware to create a state of the art character pipeline.


Attendees will learn how NVIDIA’s models can be combined via AI NPC middleware to create believable and engaging characters inside a AAA quality game world.

Intended Audience

Engineers, Game Designers, Producers

Connecting the Global Game Development Community

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