Course info
Nov 2, 2016
2h 43m

Augmented Reality (AR) is a new type of experience that provides unique opportunities in gaming technology. But the reach of AR also extends to the enterprise and beyond. This course, Getting Started with Augmented Reality, will give you an overview of the current state of the art of AR, which should give you enough information to determine if AR are technologies you want to start working with today, or if it is prudent for you to wait until others have taken the leap first. First, you'll jump into learning about just what AR actually is. Next, you'll explore the possibilities of AR in both the gaming space and the enterprise. Finally, you'll wrap up the course by learning about the future of AR. By the end of this course, you'll be able to begin taking your first steps into the world of augmented reality. Software required: Unity, Visual Studio.

About the author
About the author

Although Jon spent the first few years of his professional life as an attorney, he quickly found chasing bits more interesting than chasing ambulances. Since 2011, Jon has been concentrating on the mobile world. Working mainly in iOS, Jon has helped numerous companies create and transform mobile teams into teams that can create, build, test, and deploy mobile applications with ease.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(electronic music) Hi this is Jon Flanders of Pluralsight. This course is called Getting Started with Augmented Reality. I thought the best way to start would be to show some augmented reality. The reality is my living room ceiling. The augmented part is a picture of the first slide of this course. Now the particular technology I'm using allows me to do things like a gesture and show something like a 3D Model of the Pluralsight logo. I can also do another gesture and show a 3D Model of my face. I think this is a good example to get us started. And so let's dive in more about augmented reality.