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UC San Diego named to participate in Sony Digital Media academy fostering new applications, technologies

City News Service

The UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities was named today as one of nine participants in the Sony Digital Media Academy, billed as a collaboration between Sony Electronics and the institutions seeking to foster new expressive applications of digital media technologies.

Initial projects will be primarily supported by Sony consumer electronics. Areas of research will include high-definition mobile media production, new storytelling methods, innovative digital media processes, 3D cinema and augmented reality, said Steve Zimmer, business development manager at Sony Electronics.

"The program is designed to expose students to the latest Sony...