After taking second place in the NYC Media Lab Summit for their project AMuSe (Adaptive Multicast Services) system Columbia graduates continue to garner attention and support for their initiatives.
Most recently the AMuSe project, led by CIAN students Varun Gupta and Craig Gutterman and CIAN professor Dr. Gil Zussman, was selected to participate in the NYC Media Lab Combine program. Faculty and students composing nine teams were selected from 60 applicants from New York City universities. Each team initially received a grant of $25,000 for the project. After which they were matched with industry members. The AMuSe project is collaborating with Dr. Yigal Bejerano from Bell Labs to develop the system for multimedia content delivery via Wi-Fi to large groups.
At the close of the program each team will pitch their concept to the NYC Media Lab corporate members on April 8th.
Learn more about the project and the AMuSe system’s place in the NYC Media Lab Summit in the following articles.