Max Tiel is a project lead for new technology projects at the Netherlands Institute of Sound & Vision.
Max works on various projects, all related to socially responsible use and development of new technologies such as AI and XR. He is also the founder of a non-profit called Thunderboom Records, dedicated to the development of responsible AI for the music industry.
Max Tiel will be speaking at the MuseumNext Digital Summit 2024:
Remotely Together: Virtues and Limitations of Social XR
Social XR is a fast-growing area in the immersive tech domain, promising to introduce social interaction capabilities that allow users from the same or separate locations to experience immersion together. There is no shortage of examples of VR or AR applications in galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) as XR technologies are becoming more mature, cheaper and more easily accessible. But what kind of impact can these organizations deliver by introducing social interaction elements to the mix? What type of new storytelling approaches and possibilities for engagement with digital heritage open up with social XR?