NYC Media Lab is pleased to announce that it has become the newest member of the global VR/AR Association (VRARA), the largest directory of over 3,500+ organizations involved in virtual, augmented, and mixed reality.
NYC Media Lab's Executive Director Justin Hendrix outlines Bernd Girod's talk on the technical challenges for delivering fully immersive virtual reality experiences.
A total of 14 VR/AR prototypes, applications and startups have emerged from NYC Media Lab programming this spring, representing more than $300,000 in investment in early stage concepts.
Now included in NYC Media Lab's weekly special topic newsletters are our new, original interviews with leading professionals in the VR/AR and data science space.
How can AR improve the business office setting? A fellowship opportunity by NYC Media Lab in partnership with Bloomberg and Lampix will support rapid prototyping in AR, to considering areas like team collaboration, reduction of workflow friction, document processing, data analysis and display of digital documents.
How can AR be applied across a range of non-entertainment verticals like finance, healthcare, retail, commerce, and manufacturing? Hearst Ventures seeks a research working group of MBA students to explore these opportunities.
Supported by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYCEDC and NYC Media Lab member companies, the Combine matches faculty and students with industry mentors to advance new technologies and business concepts.
The Verizon Connected Futures Prototyping and Talent Development program, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, supports development of new media and technology projects from universities across New York City, linking students and faculty with industry experts.
The Manager of Entrepreneurship Programs will be responsible for coordinating NYC Media Lab’s Combine Program. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual with a passion for the media and communications industry and demonstrated experience working in the startup and emerging media technology entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Presented by NYC Media Lab and sponsored by MLBAM, the hackathon will gather teams to build hybrid multimedia experiences and applications that explore the opportunity for sports content consumption, interaction and engagement. Applications open until February 3rd, 2017.
NYC Media Lab Combine team BRAIQ, a startup out of Columbia University that is teaching cars how to read the comfort level of its passengers, was included in a Techcrunch essay about AI and emotional intelligence.