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Several CUNY Innovators Will Presenting at the 2017 NYC Media Labs (NYCML) Annual Summit

September 20, 2017

Next Thursday, September 28, is the NYC Media Labs (NYCML) Annual Summit at The New School. This year, there are a number of innovators from CUNY presenting in the Demo Expo portion of the event.

VIRTUAL + AUGMENTED REALITY

City of Green Dreams
Lehman College, CUNY, and EON Reality VR Training Academy

City of Green Dreams showcases Green initiatives for a sustainable New York City. Get immersed in our VR experience and learn about the social, environmental and economical impacts these green places have in your city landscape.

YOU ARE HERE & PathChartr
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

YOU ARE HERE is a smartphone-driven immersive AR experience that uses archival NYC photos and location-based technology to take users on a street-level trip through time. PathChartr is a tool that allows news organizations without coders to deliver personalized, relevant and helpful information to users who are guided through Q&A-fueled interactive journeys.

VR for Documentary Content
Hunter College, CUNY

“Realidad VE” and “INCERTIDUMBRE” are experiments that attempt to combine documentary material with virtual space and game components for VR presentation.

Everything on Paper Will Be Used Against Me
CUNY Graduate Center

Multi-dimensional data visualizations (including 2d, 3d, animated, interactive, VR and AR data visualizations) to explore the networks of individuals, subjects, documents and metadata in the National Security Agency’s Kissinger Correspondence.

DATA: AI, MACHINE LEARNING, COMPUTER VISION + VISUALIZATIONSB

Lively
Lehman College, CUNY

Lively is an interactive web based toolkit for developing and deploying dialogues at live public events through input from mobile phones.

BitNews
Hunter College, CUNY

BitNews can turn any article to a shareable, easy-to-consume visual story in a completely automated way.

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL: STARTUPS, APPLICATIONS + NEW BUSINESS CONCEPTS

Night to Night
Baruch College, CUNY

A social app for the nightlife that allows users to make last minute decisions on where to go out.

XTH Sense: The World’s First Biocreative Instrument
City Tech, CUNY

Participants will harness the power of their body (muscles, blood flow, heart beat, body temperature & spatial data) to interact with connected devices, musical and audio software and games, virtual and augmented reality.

SmartMatter
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

SmartMatter virtual patient model can be used to communicate with and instruct patients in aftercare and pain management and can serve as a comprehensive means of tracking patient progress in recovery.

Frezit Labs
Kings Borough Community College, CUNY
Smart trash can that freeze organic waste.

 

INTERACTIVE MEDIA: STORYTELLING, GAME DESIGN + CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY

FoodMakers.NYC    
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Displaying newsletter and ancillary community-building concepts on laptop.

Beyonder
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Beyonder is an immersive itinerary curation service around the Black experience for the Black traveler.

Code Control
Brooklyn College, CUNY

CodeControl is a game designed to teach students enrolled in Introductory Computer Science courses fundamental concepts, visually.

StreetMusicMap
CUNY Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism

24 Hour StreetMusicMap Festival: global audience to local artists.

Auditory Bubbles Game
Brooklyn College, CUNY

A game-with-a-purpose about identifying speech in noise that will help researchers identify the cues that are important for understanding individual words.

ZNews Africa
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

African News at the Push of a Button: Get the latest tech, business, culture and entertainment stories in English and French at your finger tips.