Immersive for us encompasses a whole ecosystem of technologies from augmented reality and virtual reality through to haptic feedback technology and even other forms of human-computer interface.Rebecca Gregory-Clarke
Lead Technologist, Immersive Technology, Digital Catapult
Recent technological advances, coupled with significant global investment has increased the appetite for Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for businesses and consumers alike. As a result, companies of all sizes are moving into this exciting area from a range of industry sectors.
The challenge now is to build upon the UK’s wealth of knowledge and skill, to bring together this growing ecosystem. This will drive forward the game-changing innovations that will make the UK the best place in the world to create immersive content and applications.
Digital Catapult offers facilities such as Dimension and the Immersive Labs and runs innovation programmes including Augmentor and CreativeXR. This provides unrivalled access to the latest developments in virtual and augmented reality and supports the development of a strong immersive ecosystem in the UK.
Our nationwide network of Immersive Labs are hubs for innovation. They are available for business who are working with immersive technologies to book for demonstrations, specialist development, and showcases. We provide introductory sessions to help organisations explore the huge potential of VR and AR technology and content.