Making immersive technologies a reality

With over 171 million active virtual reality users worldwide, immersive technologies are increasingly part of our daily lives.

To discuss the potential in making it a reality for public services, Perspectives* Live brought together leaders and innovators to explore…


  • Is Immersive Tech a Good Fit for Public Services? - Angela Eager, Research Director Emerging Technologies, TechMarketView
  • Emerging Technology, Inclusive or Exclusive - Tony Colson, Director of IT, Sense
  • Virtual Insanity: Initial steps to delivering a positive impact for housing providers - Gavin Smart, CEO, Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Panel Discussion: How can we make immersive technologies a reality for public services? Helen Olsen Bedford (UKAuthority), Liz O’Driscoll (Head of Innovation, Civica), Ben Edmonds (IT Programme & Business Change Manager, London Legacy Development Corporation), Hugh Sullivan (CEO, Immersity) and Kevin O’Malley (Innovation Lead/SBRI Lead, Innovate UK)

Extending our reality

Are immersive technologies more suited to Hollywood and the gaming sector? Or can they enhance service deliveryIn volume 1, we explore the impact and opportunities for public services

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