Ben Neal

During 2020 and 2021, Ben will continue to develop his career as Creative Technologist and Digital Producer working freelance as Psicon Lab. This will include projects involving VR, AR and immersive audio (in particular working with digital dancer Kerryn Wise after the success of Dis_place). Controlling LEDs and sensors for interactive installations utilising electronics platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi and wearable tech; and 3D games programming in Unity (including the development of Mood Pinball) especially for mobile devices.

In addition, as part of the Swoomptheeng collective, and as part of his position as Creative Technologist in Residence at De Montford University, he will continue the production of Swoompwurrld – a Virtual Reality experience utilising motion capture animation, 3D scanning, and realtime interaction with virtual avatars using Kinect sensors and skeletal tracking technologies.