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Perspectives* Live: Making immersive technologies a reality for public services


Helen Olsen Bedford Publisher

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Virtual reality (VR) immersive technologies are increasingly entering our daily lives - with 171 million active users worldwide and 77% of millennials willing to use the technology.

This episode of Perspectives Live* from Civica explored their potential with public sector leaders and innovators to discover if immersive technologies can make an impact and enhance services.  

Part One - Speakers:  

  • Angela Eagers, Research Director Emerging Technologies, TechMarketView
  • Tony Colson, Director of IT, Sense
  • Gavin Smart, CEO, Chartered Institute of Housing

Part Two - Panel discussion:  

  • Liz O’Driscoll, Head of Innovation, Civica
  • Ben Edmonds, IT Programme & Business Change Manager, London Legacy Development Corporation
  • Hugh Sullivan, CEO, Immersity
  • Kevin O’Malley, Innovation Lead/ SBRI Lead, InnovateUK
  • Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority (Chair)

Are immersive technologies more suited to Hollywood and the gaming sector? Or can they enhance service delivery? Download your free copy of Perspectives volume 1 as we explore the impact and opportunities for public services.

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