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Sony Keynotes Immersed Europe, Project Tango Making Appearance!

By Neil SchneiderJuly 28, 2015TIFCA News

The Immersive Technology Alliance is very excited to report our latest speaker additions for Immersed Europe.

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Simon Benson, Director Immersive Technology Group, Sony Computer Entertainment’s Worldwide Studios

“It’s great to see this type of event in the heart of Europe. I’m looking forward to meeting up with new people and sharing knowledge about immersive technologies – especially VR.” – Simon Benson, Sony Computer Entertainment

Simon Benson is Director of the Immersive Technology Group at Sony Computer Entertainment’s Worldwide Studios. Simon’s team was instrumental in the creation of Project Morpheus – the Virtual Reality system for PlayStation 4. With over fifteen years of game industry experience, he has worked on such games as MotorStorm and was instrumental in helping pioneer Sony’s efforts in stereoscopic 3D gaming and entertainment.  Before working in video games, Simon worked in Military research and development and specialized in immersive simulation.

Juan Barambones

Juan Barambones, CEO, Rectangular Studios

Rectangular Studios is an independent studio focused on Virtual Reality Games based in Cáceres, Spain. Juan is also the Founder of Remotte Labs, he works with Project NautilusVR Virtual Reality Underwater, and he is also the Cáceres Google Developers Group (GDG) Founder and Lead Organizer. Among several other projects, Juan is working with educational Cardboard VR and has written a comprehensive guide for VR devices.

Juan has received special permission to demonstrate Project Tango. Project Tango is Google’s room scanning technology that greatly enhances Android smartphones for augmented and virtual reality. Only a handful of representatives have the approval to publicly discuss the technology in Europe. This is a rare opportunity for all delegates.

We look forward to seeing you at Immersed Europe!

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