NYC to Create Virtual Reality Development Lab, Seeks Public-Private Partnership

The city's economic development corporation announced Wednesday that it is seeking operators for the first-ever public lab for virtual reality and augmented reality development. 

EDC President Maria Torres-Springer said the industry has seen a 125 percent increase in job demand over the past year and it would get a boost from a public-private partnership. 

"We have to do everything we can to supercharge our tech ecosystems," she said. 

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