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A landmark in the harbor, Governors Island is New York’s shared space for art and play. In partnership with NYC Media Lab and Havas, Governors Island will offer its public space to NYC graduate students. The project will support a cohort to produce prototypes for telling the story of its landscape, landmarks, and history.
In partnership with NYC Media Lab, Verizon and Yahoo Sports will award $5,000 grants to four teams of entrepreneurs, technologists, engineers and designers who endeavor to build new ventures focusing on one of the themes below:
How can 5G and an Intelligent Edge network impact the fan experience at next-generation sports stadiums, arenas and other “connected” venues?
How can 5G and an Intelligent Edge network enable more compelling and meaningful e-sports experiences for gamers and fans?
How can mobile-first applications of emerging media technology like augmented reality, computer vision, and personalization algorithms engage the generation Z (born in the mid 1990s to early 2000’s) audience for sports?
Four teams will be selected to participate in this bootcamp. Kicking off in June of 2018, NYC Media Lab will execute an 8-week Lean Launchpad program to encourage and support customer discovery and market validation. The goal is to spawn new startups. Participants will have the opportunity to pitch their concept in a concluding demo day in August 2018.
This spring, NYC Media Lab presents the NBCUniversal Blockchain Prototyping Fellowship: Content Monetization to explore new opportunities for blockchain in the media industry. Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply for a $5,000 award to work alongside executives, with the goal of producing a prototype and providing a contribution to a white paper and pitch deck in development at NBCUniversal.
In partnership with Verizon Open Innovation, NYC Media Lab executed the Verizon Connect Futures Research & Prototyping Challenge which propelled the development of new media and technology projects from universities across New York City. The Challenge linked students and faculty with industry experts.
In 2018, NYC Media Lab presents the A+E Networks Mobile Augmented Reality Prototyping Fellowship focused on 1968, the Year that Changed America. HISTORY, part of A+E Networks, seeks to support NYC-based graduate students in a cohort-based fellowship program. The focus for experimentation will be ARKit for Apple iPhones and ARCore for Android phones.
In partnership with Verizon Open Innovation, NYC Media Lab is managing a market research for current MBA students at NYC universities. The goal is to focus on explaining what’s state-of-the-art and what’s achievable in the next 3 years. The verticals of focus are: media, advertising, sports and smart cities.
In collaboration with the NYU Ability Project, graduate students conducted research centered around improving the accessibility of Charter/Spectrum’s home entertainment products and services. A user-centered approach was embraced to identify user pain points and develop solutions that meet their needs.