New York City Invests in AR/VR Incubator to Bolster City’s Jobs, Tech Talent
- Paul McAdory for RoadToVR July 26th, 2017
- Source: https://www.roadtovr.com/new-york-city-invests-arvr-incubator-bolster-citys-jobs-tech-talent/
New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, recently announced the selection of NYU Tandon School of Engineering to “develop and operate” the “first government-funded” VR/AR hub for education, training, research, investment and business creation at a 15,000 square foot space in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In the Bronx, CUNY (City University of New York) Lehman College’s VR/AR Training Academy and Development Lab will prepare students for careers in the virtual and augmented reality sectors.