What is XReality?

The XReality Center at The New School uses the term “XR” to encompass all of the possibilities of reality warping technology. The “X” represents the unknown potential and explorative nature of this field, leaving room for its definition to expand as more findings emerge.



The XReality Center Featured in Campus Technology’s article: 9 Amazing Uses for VR and AR in College Classrooms

Earlier this week, Campus Technology released an article: 9 Amazing Use for VR and AR in College Classrooms in which they featured The XReality Center as one of the nine […]

While You Wait…1.1

Navarra Novy-Williams and Carlos Johns-Dávila from the Arts Management and Entrepreneurship at The College of Performing Arts invite you to view their capstone project: While You Wait…1.1. The installation series is site-specific virtual […]

The New School + #SXSW: Maya Georgieva, Director of Digital Learning at The New School, Discusses Design Principles for XR Education

XR is generally used as a term to encompass the vast possibilities of reality warping technology, which includes VR, AR, and more. As Director of Digital Learning and the XReality […]


Below is a small sampling of some of the project based development and research work being done by New School students, faculty members and staff in the realm of XReality.


We at the XR Center strongly encourage the exploration of the technology we have to offer. Our demo library has been curated to include as many fields of study as possible. We want our visitors to see the multitude of ways they can use this medium. Our goal is to promote the utility of VR, AR, and 360 media, and to remove any barriers that participants might feel when entering this emerging field. Get inspired, and once you have a concept, we will do our best to provide the tools and assist and guide you need to realize your vision.

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