News and updates from NYC Media Lab.
Three ways to get involved with NYC Media Lab programming this Summer: Apply to Demo at NYCML’18; pitch a workshop; and the XR Startup Bootcamp.
Apply for NYC Media Lab’s XR Startup Bootcamp. Seeking NYC university-based teams who are building new startup concepts for VR/AR, voice technology and future interfaces. Applications due: August 3, 2018.
NYCML’18 Open Lab Day on Friday, September 20th will host 16 workshops led by experts in industry and research. NYC Media Lab is looking for fresh ideas…
The most innovative demos from across the City's university ecosystem can apply to participate in the NYCML'18 Demo Expo.
NYC Media Lab is pleased to announce its annual Summit, NYCML'18, our biggest event of the year. The event brings together our entire consortium—faculty and students from across the City's universities, media and technology executives from Lab member companies, and emerging startups—for a full day of discussions, demos and networking.
In partnership with NYC Media Lab, Verizon and Yahoo Sports have awarded $5,000 grants to four teams of entrepreneurs that will build new ventures in the sports arena.
Machines + Media convened researchers, executives, and journalists from across the university, media, technology communities for a full day of panels, keynote presentations, startup pitches and networking.
The final Demo Day event, now open to media and press representatives, invites visitors to trek the Island and explore five new prototypes that tell the story of its rich history and culture.
NYC Media Lab's Machines + Media conference, generously sponsored and hosted by Bloomberg for a second year, focuses on new applications of data science and technology in media and journalism.
In partnership with NYC Media Lab, Verizon has awarded 12 New York City university teams for the creation of new prototypes, with a specific investment in VR/AR and AI technologies. Teams will work specifically with leadership within Verizon Envrmnt.
Faculty and student participants will complete an intensive market validation and customer discovery curriculum throughout the spring semester, and will receive mentorship from the Lab’s network of media and technology executives and investors.
The full day conference will focus on new applications of data science in journalism and media, and how technologies like AI, machine learning, computer vision and future interfaces are changing the way media is produced, distributed, consumed and monetized.
Twitter highlights from NYC Media Lab's Exploring Future Reality event... 500 attendees, 30+ speakers, 30+ demos, 10 workshops, 10 startup pitches, and a full day of VR/AR exploration.
Amy Chen, formerly NYC Media Lab's Manager of Partnerships, will take on the first full-time position in The Combine, the Lab's early stage accelerator program for university faculty and students.
Tech, Media & Democracy has planned the third in its series of conversations. Hosted by Buzfeed, panelists will discuss fake news crisis, and how technologists and journalists can better respond to misinformation dissemination on different platforms.
In a new white paper, NYC Media Lab sources interviews from leading media and technology executives and entrepreneurs to explore the applications, benefits, and the potential downside of machine-driven media.
HISTORY, part of A+E Networks, seeks to support NYC-based graduate students in a fellowship program that will run in early 2018. Its focus is to use mobile AR platforms—ARKit for Apple and ARCore for Android—to explore 1968, the year that changed America.
NYC Media Lab's annual VR/AR/MR event, Exploring Futrue Reality, is coming up on November 30th 2017 at NYU Kimmel Center! Faculty, students, startups and media corporations can get involved in three ways: demo; lead a workshop; or pitch!
NYC Media Lab partnered with universities, media and technology corporations, community groups, civic agencies, startups and accelerators to co-host workshops on emerging media and technology themes.
NYC Media Lab is recuriting now for it's third cohort of the Combine accelerator program...
In partnership with NYC Media Lab and Havas, Governors Island will over 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.
A yearly challenge program in partnership with NYC Media Lab, Verizon Connected Futures III will award up to $10,000 to prototype with technology from Verizon’s envrmnt team.
Featuring thought-provoking discussions and presentations, faculty and community-led workshops, and more than 100 innovative technology demos, join us September 28th to immerse yourself in emerging media and technology ideas and practice.
100 demos will be selected to participate during NYCML17, and $25,000 in awards will be distributed to the most innovative work on view. Faculty, students, university affiliated startups, and recent alumni are eligible.
Bloomberg recently produced a wrap-up video of its AR for Enterprise Fellowship program in partnership with NYC Media Lab and augmented reality startup Lampix. Five teams of design and engineering graduate students developed AR concepts using the Lampix AR platform, with the goal of using AR to change the workplace.
Publicis Health Digital Health AR Startup Bootcamp, a 6-week, Lean Launchpad accelerator program in partnership with NYC Media Lab, wrapped last month in a rapid pitch session. The pitches are now online.
A preview of the new VR experiences produced during Viacom's Music + VR fellowship, including the selected songs that serve as source material and how the fellows are using music as their primary creative inspiration.
In a recent hackathon organized by NBCUniversal and NYC Media Lab, over two dozen teams worked across two prototyping tracks to help design technology solutions for real-world problems.
Six fellows are prototyping new VR experiences focused on transforming music engagement. Read on to learn more about this year’s fellows and what they hope to achieve in the program.