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Getting Started with Augmented Reality

by Jon Flanders

Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the hottest new trends in gaming technology. Learn the basics of setting up an AR experience and the different kinds of AR experiences that match different use cases. Software required: Unity, Visual Studio.

What you'll learn

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

Although Jon spent the first few years of his professional life as an attorney, he quickly found chasing bits more interesting than chasing ambulances. He first worked at the University of Minnesota, building a financial reporting Web site using ASP and SQL Server, specializing in automatic integration between multiple data stores. Since joining the training industry in 1999, Jon has devoted his time to working on various projects while migrating from the world of ASP and COM to the world of .NE... more

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