Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Oral evidence in progress.

Scope of the inquiry

The inquiry will examine the development of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, and the potential impact these could have in the worlds of sport, entertainment and news. The inquiry will also look at how the addictive nature of some technologies can affect users’ engagement with gaming and social media, particularly amongst younger people.


Terms of reference: Send a written submission

Latest evidence

Next meeting(s)

24 April 2019 2:30 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Immersive and addictive technologies
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James Dean, Managing Director, ESL
Rob Black, Chief Operating Officer, ESL
Nick Fry, Head of Commercial and Board Adviser, Fnatic
Kish Hirani, Chair, BAME in Games
Marie-Claire Isaaman, Chief Executive, Women in Games
Flora Tasse, Chief Technology Officer, Selerio
Jodie Zhair, Game Director, POC in Play


The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

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