THE BEST IN VR/AR AND DATA SCIENCE PROJECTS FROM NYC MEDIA LAB

NYC Media Lab is a proven though leader in two emerging media and technology areas: VR/AR and data science. In the past year, we've completed dozens of prototyping projects with our Member Companies to explore new potentials.  Faculty and student representatives from NYU, Columbia University, Pratt Institute, The New School, The School of Visual Arts, CUNY and Cornell Tech will present and demo the cutting-edge projects, prototypes and startups they've developed with NYC Media Lab in the 2016-17 season. 

10:00 AM: Data Showcase: Led by Christian Guirnalda, Director, Verizon Open Innovation

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Serena Parr, Gabriella Cammarata &

 

Paul Myers

NYU Tandon & NYU Ability Lab. The team will present inclusive UX design and prototyping research for the future of TV for consumers with disabilities. 

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EyeStyle. 

Jie Feng & 

Svebor Karaman

Columbia University. From NYC Media Lab Combine, EyeStyle is an artificial intelligence system that discovers fashion products from inspiring visuals.

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Geopipe.

 

Christopher Mitchell & 

Thomas Dickerson 

New York University and Brown University. From NYC Media Lab Combine, Geopipe builds immersive virtual copies of the real world automatically for architects and beyond.

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Travis Riddle. 

Metadata Prototyping with Open-Source NLP Tools

 

In collaboration with Columbia University. Sponsored by Audible. The team will share their best practices for how data science can influence workflows for tagging and classifying content for better search, discovery and recommendation of audiobooks.

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Katie 

Temrowski & 

Cristina Cannella

New York University. Produced in the Bloomberg AR for Enterprise Fellowship, the pair provided an exploration into data analysis and team collaboration in AR using pivot tables.

 

11:00 AM: VR/AR SHOWCASE: Led by INVESTOR Udoji, Director and producer

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Calling Thunder.

David Al-Ibrahim

The School of Visual Arts. Produced in the A+E Networks Digital Media Storytelling Fellowship, Calling Thunder let's you explore the unsung history of New York through spacial audio and Mobile VR. 

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Remo.

Evan Huggins & 

Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman

Pratt Institute. From both NYC Media Lab Combine and the Verizon Connected Futures Program, Remo is a smart knee sleeve for sports training that helps adjust movement patterns for optimal performance using biosensing and haptic feedback.

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StreetsSmarts VR. 

George Lamb, 

Todd Wisman & Jack Guevara

Columbia University. From NYC Media Lab Combine, the mission of StreetsSmarts VR is to bring realistic virtual reality simulation training and workforce analytics to state and local police departments.

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YOU ARE HERE.

Sandeep Junnarkar & 

Jere Hester

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. From the Verizon Connected Futures program, YOU ARE HERE is an immersive journalism experience that uses augmented reality to tell NYC stories, melding past and present from a street-level view. 

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Danny Dang. Are Aligned

The New School. Are Aligned is an asynchronous collaborative VR physical game where players communicate and work together to perform a song.