09 Apr 2024
by Rory Daniels

Event round-up - Future Visions: Immersive Gaming

The Future Visions series explores the next-generation technologies at the cutting edge of research and development that are set to disrupt industries, challenge incumbents, and act as a catalyst for growth. Attendees have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in technology from those at the heart of its development, equipping them and their business to take action and realise the potential of future technologies.

Previous topics have included AI and semiconductors, metaverse, neuromorphic computing, and photonics.

On 8 April 2024, techUK hosted the latest webinar in our Future Visions series.

This session convened experts in the field of immersive technologies to discuss the following topics:

  • How are immersive technologies set to transform the gaming experience?
  • What technical infrastructure will these depend upon?
  • Is the UK well positioned to lead in these areas?
  • What more can UK industry and Government do to maximise the opportunities of immersive gaming?

The panel included:

  • Dr Victoria Williams - Senior Policy, Research & Engagement Manager, Digital Catapult
  • Mark Turner - Chief Commercial Officer, Pulsant
  • James Horn - Project Director, Soul Assembly

The session was chaired by Rory Daniels, Programme Manager for Emerging Technologies, techUK

You can watch the full webinar here:

Please contact [email protected] if you would like to get involved in techUK's gaming and/or web3 & immersive technologies activity over the coming months.

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Rory Daniels

Rory Daniels

Programme Manager, Emerging Technologies, techUK

Rory joined techUK in June 2023 after three years in the Civil Service on its Fast Stream leadership development programme.

During this time, Rory worked on the Government's response to Covid-19 (NHS Test & Trace), school funding strategy (Department for Education) and international climate and nature policy (Cabinet Office). He also tackled the social care crisis whilst on secondment to techUK's Health and Social Care programme in 2022.

Before this, Rory worked in the House of Commons and House of Lords alongside completing degrees in Political Economy and Global Politics.

Today, he is techUK's Programme Manager for Emerging Technologies, covering dozens of technologies including metaverse, drones, future materials, robotics, blockchain, space technologies, nanotechnology, gaming tech and Web3.0.

[email protected]

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