Ubisoft launches second season of start-up incubator program”Ubisoft is proud of its roots and has not forgotten that its very own adventure began as a start-up,” says program sponsor Haydn TaylorSenior Staff WriterFriday 20th April 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleUbisoftUbisoft announced this week the second season of its start-up incubator program at the world’s largest start-up campus, Station F. Sponsored by Alain Corre, executive director of EMEA Territories at Ubisoft, the program’s focus this year is augmented reality and how blockchain technology can intersect with the entertainment industry. Mimesys, one of the four start-ups, is exploring the future of long distance communications with holographic AR and VR meeting platforms, while Panda Guide is developing an AR headset for people suffering visual impairment. Ubisoft will also be supporting iExec as it attempts to build a virtual cloud infrastructure that that could have applications in the field of artificial intelligence. Meanwhile, Azarus is focused on developing protocols and solutions specifically dedicated to the games industry. Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “Although we have been in business for more than 30 years and now have more than 13,000 employees, Ubisoft is proud of its roots and has not forgotten that its very own adventure began as a start-up,” said Corre. “We are still driven by the same enthusiasm to develop creative and innovative gaming experiences. By supporting start-ups, Ubisoft hopes to encourage the emergence of new ideas, projects and entrepreneurs that will help shape the future of entertainment, all together.”While Station F in France is the largest of Ubisoft’s start-up operations, the publisher runs similar programs in Canada and Germany. Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The VR & AR newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesUbisoft posts record sales yet again, delays Skull & Bones yet againPublisher moves away from target of 3-4 premium AAA titles a year, wants to build free-to-play “to be trending toward AAA ambitions over the long term”By Brendan Sinclair 8 hours agoFirst-party Ubisoft titles will now be branded as ”Ubisoft Originals”Change was made alongside the announcement of new Tom Clancy titleBy Danielle Partis 2 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.