Lehman College, Bronx, NY 2017-12-08T16:49:13+00:00

Lehman College, Bronx, NY

VR/AR Academy and Development Lab

  • Lehman College / City University of New York
    School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    CUNY on the Concourse
    2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd floor
    Bronx, New York, 10468

Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban public higher education system in the United States, has partnered with EON Reality to establish a Virtual and Augmented Reality Training Academy and Development Lab. The Academy and Lab are conveniently located at CUNY on the Concourse, part of Lehman College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The Academy will support the training of CUNY students and New York City residents to become Virtual and Augmented Reality professionals as well support the development of VR and AR applications to assist in teaching CUNY and Lehman students.

The VR Innovation Academy at Lehman College / City University of New York teaches the skills needed to be successful in creating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality content and applications for industry, education, and training. These skills will also enable students to work with product visualization, game creation, multimedia design, and broadcast media. For more information visit: http://lehman.edu/vr

START DATE: MAY 14, 2018

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COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM

Stage 1 – Theoretical and practical training – 4 months

  • General knowledge on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality
  • Project management tools and techniques while working on AR and VR immersive projects
  • Development of 2D and 3D visual assets
  • Modelling, Texturing, Rigging and Animation of the assets for AR and VR applications
  • Interactive application development basic and advance
  • Scripting and programming techniques within interactive application development
  • Development and deployment of the VR applications for immersive systems
  • Creation mobile 3D applications with VR and AR functionality
  • Publishing applications for Android, iOS and for EON Studio based educational platforms

Stage 2 – Project based training – 6 months

  • Collaborative work in multi-skilled groups
  • Student’s individual development path via experience working on projects
  • Idea promotion and incubation of the creativity
  • Support the operations of global production
  • Team building exercises
  • Mentoring to assist with CV preparation and interview skills for possible recruitment with EON Reality or beyond
  • Entrepreneurship development

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees