Benjamin DE WIT
Benjamin de Wit is Founder and Festival Director of VR Days Europe (2015), Europe’s most dynamic Mixed Reality event. De Wit started his career in 2001 as a stage actor with Ivo van Hove’s Toneelgroep Amsterdam. After he has developed several businesses, Spot On Agency, agency for actors and Studio Stomp a digital agency. Everything changed after he had his first VR experience in 2013. De Wit was infected by the VR virus and has been an active apostle ever since. He developed the VR production Ashes to Ashes and the yearly returning VR Days Europe festival in Amsterdam.
Intro"Immersion", a new magical but often meaningless word. What is immersion today? What are benefits for users and how to "make it better"? Do we need ultra realism, perfect UX, amazing storytelling, all of it? Is it mandatory to cheat the human brain or could we use a shortcut? This session will help you understand what matters ... and what doesn't.
- Benjamin DE WIT (VR Days)