Vincent Guigui posts

Digitalisation

Google Home understands your pet!

Developing a conversational agent for Google Home is complex. But the hard part is to test it. Especially if you work in an open space full of facetious colleagues. OCTO's BYOP (Bring Your Own Pet) policy does not help: sounds from pets are also detected by Google Home devices. To our astonishment we've found that this detection is very sophisticated: Google Home seems to have acquired abilities to understand the language of animals!

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Archi & Techno

Immersive Experience app using VR holds productivity promise

Ah, the old office directory: page after page, or screen after screen, of names and job titles. Wouldn’t it be great to have a virtual directory that displayed employees’ faces, included the company hierarchy, and grouped employees according to responsibilities and expertise? Better yet, what if that directory could be navigated by using natural hand gestures? By combining the power of the Microsoft Kinect sensor and the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, we have created just that - a VR company facebook that lets users traverse…

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News

N°1 betting operator in Europe lets you dive in an immersive horse race

What if you could race like a jockey ? It is now possible with "LeTrot 360 Digital Immersion", an immersive experience created by PMU (N°1 parimutual operator in Europe) and OCTO Technology! On the 25th november, our team was proudly on stage during the “J-60 Grand Prix d’Amérique” Countdown Gala to provide guests an immersive horse racing experience using Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

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Archi & Techno

Static Analysis Tooling for C# and .NET, NDepend in Depth

As a software architect I often have to analyze many applications code in order to perform a quality check. Is the code looking good? What about its complexity and test coverage? Can I consider the code as maintainable with a good scalability? Of course I won’t spend my whole time reading each source file, it would be too long and for sure useless. Hopefully a set of rules and tools can help if you are in this same situation.

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