UNLV students set to compete for $10M in global tech competition
A team from UNLV’s engineering lab is set to compete for $10 million. The ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition will take place in Long Beach, California from Nov. 4 to 5. The competition sees teams from around the globe showcase the latest in technological developments intended to benefit humanity.
In this episode we will explore the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Due to its location in the city nicknamed “The Entertainment Capital of the World,” students at UNLV have the unique opportunity to study the hospitality and entertainment industries in their own backyard - Las Vegas. In addition to having a Digital Experience Lab focused on entertainment design, and a robotics lab using virtual reality to guide robots to new heights, UNLV is recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a “very high research activity” R1 public research university. Get ready to experience the University of Nevada, Las Vegas!
Tech innovation is shaking and shaping the Las Vegas machine
Every January, the modern-day Masters of the Universe flock to the Strip. From Wall Street and Silicon Valley they come for CES, where the Fetty Waps of the world play Google after-parties, and heavyweights from Intel to IBM showcase the future’s infrastructure. It’s the biggest trade show in a city of trade shows.