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)