Richard Marks

Head of PlayStation Magic Lab

Richard takes us inside Playstation’s Magic Lab to explore interactive entertainment.

In this clip, Richard describes how lessons learned starting with the niche EyeToy for the PlayStation 2 led to the more sophisticated work they are doing today:

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Richard Marks directs the PlayStation Magic Lab in Sony Computer Entertainment, which focuses on using technology to explore new interactive experiences. He studied avionics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before getting his PhD at Stanford University in the Aerospace Robotics Lab. Marks has worked at PlayStation since 1999, leading the creation of EyeToy, PlayStation Eye, and PlayStation Move. Most recently, he has been involved with PlayStation 4 interaction and Project Morpheus, PlayStation’s virtual reality technology.