Highlights from Verizon and NYC Media Lab this spring...

NYC Media Lab's strategic partnership with Verizon has produced several programs in 2018. A few recent highlights are listed below...

Verizon Connected Futures Prototyping & Talent Development Program wrapped its third year. 12 NYC graduate student teams received funding and worked alongside Verizon Envrmnt to design cutting-edge VR, AR and AI prototypes. The projects point to the next generation of immersive media and 5G technologies; hear from program participants and Verizon leadership in a video about the program.  


Quantifying Augmented Reality, a new white paper sponsored by Verizon Open Innovation and RYOT, illustrated the opportunities present in AR for the marketing and advertising sector. Produced by a team of researchers at Columbia Business School, the paper compiles interviews with over 30 experts and uncovers use cases from across B2B and B2C industries.  

Sports/Media/Tech, a new event from NYC Media Lab presented by Yahoo Sports and Verizon, convened over 400 attendees. The event explored how VR/AR, AI and emerging 5G technologies will radically change the way sports media is created, distributed, consumed and monetized. The full panel discussions are online here