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Dr Dave Raynard
Virtual Reality Developer
Dr. Dave is a self confessed VR pioneer and an independent virtual reality developer. Prior to this, Dave was the director of Sony’s London Studio, where he oversaw Sony’s critically acclaimed ventures into the world of vr on PlayStation. Recent demos include The Deep, The London Heist and The Getaway, exhibited around the world at key games industry events such as E3, GDC and Gamescom. Dave is also an active member of the game development industry, holding positions on the BAFTA Games Committee, the Game Developers Conference (San Francisco) and the Virtual Reality World Congress. Can be found tweeting @Dr__Dave.
VR 101 - Making Virtual a Reality
A number of consumer VR products are set to hit the market in 2016 with industry experts predicting this year as watershed moment in mainstream engagement with the technology. There's obvious potential for the games industry - but what's its potential to impact other areas such as play, learning and storytelling? We'll hear from industry leaders including former Director of Sony's London Studio, David Ranyard, who left his role earlier this year to become a dedicated Virtual Reality Developer. Dubit will also be on hand to tell us what they’ve learnt about how children and young people are engaging with…