Richard Marks, Ph.D. is Research Fellow and Head of the PlayStation Magic Lab at Sony Interactive Entertainment. Magic Lab, which sits under the Research & Development group, was founded by Marks to push the boundaries of play by investigating how technology can be used to create new entertainment experiences.
Marks joined PlayStation in 1999 to investigate the use of live video input for gaming and develop new interactive user experiences. He helped create the EyeToy and PlayStation Eye cameras and the PlayStation Move controller. Most recently, Marks and his team at Magic Lab have been involved with PlayStation VR.
Marks received a Bachelor of Science in Avionics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate in the field of underwater robotics from Stanford University.