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.


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22 July 2019 2:30 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Immersive and addictive technologies
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Neil McArthur, Chief Executive, Gambling Commission
Brad Enright, Programme Director, Gambling Commission


The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

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