Future Interfaces & enabling technologies
NYC Media Lab’s projects and programs in VR, AR, 5G, volumetric and motion capture, brain computer interfaces, IoT, wearables and more.
Recent Experiments with corporate members
From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, 10 teams were each awarded a $100,000 grant to demonstrate a compelling use case for 5G technology and its ability build educational solutions for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.
Using AI and computer vision to process raw video footage, a team from Columbia University built a structured database that contains comprehensive information about news and current events.
With a goal to support access, culture and commerce, teams of designers and engineers worked with Havas to reimagine the transportation for commuters, businesses, and urban transit companies.
With the goal of supporting access, culture and commerce, teams of designers and engineers worked with Havas to reimagine the transportation for commuters, businesses, and urban transit companies.
Researchers from the NYU Ability Project conducted user testing and design experiments to improve the accessibility of Spectrum’s home entertainment products and services.
AT&T worked with a team of students and faculty from the NYU Tandon's Integrated Digital Media program to seed a public challenge.
This project, executed by NYU Tandon, focused on building models to study the likely future bandwidth use of four different emerging trends that may potentially be disruptive to Internet bandwidth. In conjunction with Charter Spectrum, NYU Tandon conducted a five-month pilot study of these issues to build initial bandwidth models for these trends.
What does the next generation of social news games look like? Executives from NBCUniversal came together with students and faculty from the NYU Game Center for a workshop to imagine the possibilities.
Publicis Groupe, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, challenged NYC faculty and students to imagine the retail experience of the future through design of a prototype. The project was led by David Berkowitz, Chief Marketing Officer of MRY, who pitched this challenge as an open call to the NYC university community at NYC Media Lab’s Annual Summit in 2014.
A seed project from Hearst Corporation and The New School transforms into NYC Media lab’s first startup story: Glossy.io, a visual archive of premium editorial content, freely explorable on any device.