Verizon's Connected Futures challenge

Verizon's Connected Futures Research and Prototyping Challenge was a program for university teams to focus on connected devices, hardware, journalism, and virtual reality. Fourteen projects from faculty, researchers and students from Columbia University, Cornell Tech, The New School, New York University and Pratt Institute participated in this program. Verizon's Connected Futures Research and Prototyping Challenge was a program for university teams to focus on connected devices, hardware, journalism, and virtual reality. Fourteen projects from faculty, researchers and students from Columbia University, Cornell Tech, The New School, New York University and Pratt Institute participated in this program. Christian Guirnalda, Director, Open Innovation at Verizon will share how the program was conceived and executed to develop relationships with universities focusing on several themes such as connected home, empowering citizen journalism, and virtual reality and augmented reality.