Erik Geelhoed is a research fellow at Falmouth University working on a EU funded ERA program, researching gamers and games design requirements. Before he worked on a Framework 7 program called Vconect. Previously, with a background in psychology, he worked (1992 - 2009) at Hewlett-Packard Research Labs emphasising the importance of user requirements research in technology development and design. He worked with HP divisions, in other large companies (eg Panasonic, Philips, Kodak), SMEs as well as a number of art and community organisations during his time at HP. In Vconect Erik has conducted requirement studies for mediated performance with actors and dancers; audience research using Galvanic Skin Response sensors; user evaluations of automated editing (Orchestration) in social media settings; for Portugal Telecom user research on social media. He is working with Cornwall based theatre companies to apply Vconect technology in performance settings.