FIU is an institution that prides itself on being at the forefront of higher education and preparing graduates for careers and leadership positions in the 21st century’s information and innovation economy.
As a public-private partnership, FIU iSTAR combines the expertise of research and teaching faculty; the energy and ambition of students, and the knowledge, application, and entrepreneurship of private industry professionals in an incubator-instruction-service model.
Housed within one of the nation’s most diverse and highly ranked, public research universities, FIU iSTAR provides consultation services, innovates and tests new technologies, and provides training and instruction in the creation of multimedia experiences (MME) in Extended Reality (XR), a related set of technologies that are changing the way we interact with the world and with each other: Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR).
FIU iSTAR can assist you to formulate, develop, and execute your digital-first strategies in multiple ways:
Our team of esteemed experts can assist you in the research and formulation of your organization’s XR strategies, determining which content elements should be image-tagged and which digital experiences should be presented when triggered for exclusive, co-marketing opportunities that connect marketers, content creators, high-profile event producers, and consumers.
Our IT team, consisting of global industry leaders, can develop cost-effective, state-of-the art, custom-designed, white label applications for your organization that access your readers’/viewers’ smartphones’ or computers’ cameras, and when focused on a designated images such as your logo, your reporters’ names, or select photos, displays multimedia experiences users view through their phones.
Our training and development team, again consisting of industry leaders, can customized hands-on workshops and advanced certifications in multimedia experience story-telling and on the most recent advances in technology and its applications.
Our diverse student body can partner with you to create original, multimedia experiences (in English and/or Spanish), providing your readers/viewers with exclusive content, behind the scenes perspectives, and events in 360 transporting them into the middle of the story.