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Immersed Europe to feature Sony Keynote

Immersed Europe which is being held in Murcia, Spain in September features two full days of disruptive immersive technology sessions, held by experts from around the world. One company confirmed to be giving a keynote address will be Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE). 

Simon Benson, Director of the Immersive Technology Group at Sony Computer Entertainment’s Worldwide Studios said in a statement: “It’s great to see this type of event in the heart of Europe. I’m looking forward to sharing knowledge about immersive technologies – especially VR,”

Benson and his team were pivotal in the creation of the Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), for the PlayStation 4. He helped pioneer SCE’s efforts in stereoscopic 3D gaming and interactive entertainment.

Project Morpheus

Topics at the conference will include videogames, immersive cinema, health sciences, business, and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with media, investment potential, world renowned expertise, and more to enhance their career, business, and skills in the immersive space.

And Myles McGovern, CEO of Immersive Media and partner of IM360 stated about the conference: “It’s incredible how far VR and immersive experiences have come.  I’m thrilled that Europe is hosting this event to promote cutting edge technology. This is an exciting time for VR and we are only just brushing the surface,”

The conference will be held from Thursday 3rd – Friday 4th September 2015, with a free public exhibition open on the evening of the fourth. VRFocus will continue to report on all the latest announcements from Immersed Europe as they happen.