Andy	Gower

Andy Gower

Head of Interactive TV Research, BT

Andy Gower is head of the Interactive Media Research Group at BT's Global Research & Innovation Centre, Adastral Park in East Anglia. He leads BT’s research activities on future consumer interactive TV services focused on immersive VR and multi-screen TV applications for BTTV, BT Sport and BT Agilemedia. Andy has a background in user-centred design and has previously led multi-disciplinary teams exploring a broad range of consumer technology domains including; Augmented and Virtual Reality, Participation Media Platforms for TV, web and mobile, Ambient and Tangible Interfaces, and Location Based Media services for gaming, urban regeneration and emergency service applications. Andy regularly publishes and presents at industry events and holds several patents in the field of interactive media.