IDM Research

Using technology to create meaningful and engaging digital experiences

Our research combines experimental practices in media arts and engineering, constantly modifying industry-standard technologies and creating new ones. 


student demonstrating motion capture project

Projects       Labs      Partnerships        Publications

 

Overview

IDM research entails multiple forms of emerging media and design. We have a number of interdisciplinary labs and collaborations across the school and university. Some of our primary areas of research include:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Extended Reality (XR/VR/AR)
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Motion Capture
  • Real-Time Performance
  • Social Activism and Civic Technology
  • Citizen Science
  • Virtual Production

 

Projects

Our faculty and students collaborate with others across NYU in research that integrates digital media and society. These projects range from:

IDM Thesis Projects

IDM thesis projects serch

Visit the IDM Showcase Website

 

Labs

Mobile Augmented Reality Lab

NYU’s Mobile Augmented Reality Lab is devoted to pioneering the field of mobile augmented reality with emerging AR technologies.

NYU Ability Project

An interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to the study of disability and the development of accessible, assistive and rehab technologies.

Partnerships

NYC Media Lab

NYC Media Lab connects media and technology companies with New York City’s universities to drive innovation, entrepreneurship and talent development.

Publications

INTER

A magazine featuring interviews of our IDM Pre-Thesis students

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