Digital: the new frontier in healthcare

Everything is affected by the digital revolution. The opportunities for improving healthcare could be extraordinary. Interdisciplinary research is key to this. The UCL Festival for Digital Health will connect UCL’s world-class research in computer science, engineering, medicine and health service delivery. Together they can have a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations. Collaborations across engineering and healthcare will make UCL a leading institution for Digital Health research. Join us to discover new technologies, Share achievements, Network with staff, industry and healthcare and Create new collaborations – a new momentum!

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Mark Parry

Affiliation: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Mark Parry is a console games designer, who for the last 12 years has specialized in developing experiences played in new and unique ways, from motion based camera gaming to interactive augmented reality.

Having graduated from Brunel University with a BSc in Industrial Design, Mark was invited to join Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s London Studio. During his time there, Mark has aided in the design of a range of successful and innovative titles for a variety of PlayStation platforms, including multimillion selling, BAFTA award winning SingStar, and the EyeToy: Kinetic series, some of the world’s first console fitness games.

Mark’s work on fitness continued with involvement in the choreography for social dance game, DanceStar Party, however, he has focused much of his time on helping to design experiences specifically for children and family. This has included sword swinging adventure EyeToy Play: Hero, dance game EyeToy Play: PomPom Party and Wonderbook: Book of Spells, an experience produced in conjunction with J.K.Rowling that uses an augmented reality book.