Rasa Bocyte is a Senior Advisor for Research Collaborations at the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision.
She leads the development and execution of research projects that aim to extend the impact of digital cultural heritage through digital technologies, new business models and improved policies. Her academic background is in art history and archival studies.
Rasa Bocyte 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?