Arbitrium: the deciding factor for multiplayer games

Edgegap Arbitrium was designed to help game studios lower latency, improve fairness, and increase the reach of game titles through the help of edge computing and machine learning.   Currently, most game servers are hosted in a very traditional way, in centralized data centers. However many players are usually far from this location, causing lag issues. Further, you may live in a country where you can’t reach

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History of Containers: The Future of the Gaming Industry

A lot has been written about the history of containers over the years, and it is still surprising to me that many of the folks we talk to in the gaming industry have not yet started looking for ways to use them in their efforts for scalability and automation. However, it’s understandable: they focus on

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Fairness vs. latency: what really matters for esports?

With prize pools in the millions, tournament organizers have been tasked creating a reliable online environment for professional players to compete. Will there be a pushback from players if studios can’t guarantee low latency, high fairness experience in these high-stakes online matches?   Many esports competitions have recently moved online due to the current pandemic,

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Edgegap on a Nascar race car!

We were sponsoring an official Nascar PINTY racecar over the week-end. The driver, Jocelyn Fecteau #77, could be seen on live national TV. We’ve posted below his virtual racecar with our logo, good job Jocelyn! I’m told lag and fairness is important in those races, will the market start listening? 🙂

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Case Study: Lower lag & improve fairness in 1vs1 game

We’ve been busy working with a leading game studio to measure how much our solutions at Edgegap can improve the player experience by lowering latency and increasing fairness. In their 1 versus 1 game scenario, we’ve managed to prove a colossal improvement for their players:  Improved latency for 91% of the players Average RTT per

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esports and covid19

With many sports league cancellations for the foreseeable future, esports are poised to now take center stage and reach a more interested and diverse audience. With confinement orders and travel restrictions worldwide, online tournaments are the next best alternative, but how will organizers guarantee a low latency environment and fairness for all competitors in these

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Edgegap appoints new Chief Strategy Officer

Edgegap is pleased to announce today the appointment of Vincent Archambault as its Chief Strategy Officer. Vincent has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry and will be applying his knowledge of the gaming market to help studios with their infrastructure needs. “I’m thrilled to be joining the team here at Edgegap.

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Edgegap selected to prepare & support MEC plugtest at ETSI

Again in 2020, Edgegap has been selected to prepare and support the upcoming NFV & MEC Plugtests (Multi-Access Edge Computing) at ETSI in the upcoming few months. We are working with ETSI and the various vendors involved in the Plugtests to develop the test plan for MEC interoperability. As leader in edge computing industry, Edgegap

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Why lag is so critical for eSports?

Our CEO was invited to take part in eSports BAR in Cannes this week and talk about why lower lag and guaranteed latency can be so important for tournaments were providing an equivalent chance of winning to everyone is key.

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