Emergent partners with xaitment

Emergent partners with xaitment
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

March 27th 2009 at 2:37PM

GDC 09: German AI solution incorporated into Emergent's Gamebryo LightSpeed.

Emergent Game Technologies and and xaitment have entered into a partnership that will see the Gamebryo LightSpeed engine integrated with the xaitEngine AI solution.

“Game studios around the world have chosen the Gamebryo engine for its ability to enhance the creation of games at the highest standard”, said Dr. Andreas Gerber, group CEO of xaitment. “We are excited to become part of that success story.

"Together with Emergent we are extending the benefits of Gamebryo LightSpeed by enabling an easy integration of high quality AI for behavior modeling. The embedding of our xaitEngine into LightSpeed marks another important and expansive step for our customer and our company.”

“Developers don’t want to take a risk on core technology," added John Austin, vice president of partner programs at Emergent. "They want to invest their resources in creating great gameplay and compelling content, and this is just what Emergent and our partners such as xaitment, provide. The integration of Gamebryo Lightspeed and xaitment will enable our customers to easily add AI to their game. “

Gamebryo LightSpeed provides game developers with a suite of tools to cater for graphics, content, player experience, genre and technology. Meanwhile, the xaitEngine offers a modular AI solution that promises to increase production speeds and support teams both large and small.