Richard Marks is a Research Fellow at Sony Interactive Entertainment and heads the PlayStation Magic Lab within the Research & Development group. Magic Lab was founded by Marks to push the boundaries of play by exploring 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 to develop new interaction paradigms. He helped create the EyeToy and PlayStation Eye cameras, as well as the PlayStation Move controller. Most recently, Marks and his team have been involved with PlayStation VR and immersive interaction experiences.
He received a Bachelor of Science in avionics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate in the field of underwater robotics from Stanford University.