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Committee examine ethical and practical challenges of immersive technologies

12 February 2019

The DCMS Committee holds the first evidence session of its new inquiry into Immersive and Addictive technologies, seeking an overview of issues with academics and researchers.

Topics covered will likely include: whether the UK is equipped to deal with the ethical and practical challenges of immersive technologies, how data is collected and used by gaming companies, and what the behavioral implications of VR and means for future research and regulation.

Witnesses

Tuesday 12 February, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10.30am

  • Sarah Jones, Head, School of Media, Birmingham City University
  • Professor Andrew Przybylski, Director of Research, Oxford Internet Institute
  • Michael Veale, Researcher, University College London

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