Exploring Future Reality: Recap

 

On November 10th, 2016 NYC Media Lab's second annual VR/AR focused conference at Viacom brought together faculty researchers, industry experts, early stage startups and 20+ demos for a full day of discussion and networking.

Listed below are a few highlights and recaps from #ExFR16:

Amy Nordrum of IEEE Spectrum wrote a full review, highlighting media experiments, consumer hardware and how VR/AR will reach mass adoption.

What is Reality? Codebreaker's host Ben Johnson sat down with Columbia University's Steven Feiner, NYU's Ken Perlin, Isabelle Bourduas of Minority VR and Viacom NEXT's Chaki Ng to ponder VR/AR's relationship to the real world.

Technical Horizons. A group of industry professionals and faculty members each gave flash presentations on their recent work, delving into challenges and opportunities in hardware and software.

Investing in virtual and augmented reality. Panelists at NYC Media Lab’s Exploring Future Reality discuss trends in the market and give tips to startups

Pro-tips from advertising, marketing and media execs working with VR/AR. How media professionals are translating the new medium of virtual and augmented reality to clients and consumers

Christian Egeler of Verizon Labs presented on envrmnt, a world class, all-in-one VR, AR, and 360° video platform and 3D engine.

Watch the recap video with comments from NYC Media Lab's Justin Hendrix, Amy Chen and several demo participants.