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(18)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 5, 2018
Duration
1h 30m
Description

Interest in digital reality is growing exponentially, and many companies and individuals are scrambling to get involved. In this course, Digital Realities – The Big Picture, you'll cover what is often missing in discussions of digital realities: an understanding of how virtual, augmented, and mixed reality fit into this space and how they relate to each other. First, you’ll explore the tooling required to implement each form of digital reality, including ARKit, Unreal Engine, and HoloLens development. Next, you'll discover the industries that are taking advantage of digital realities by walking through the four key sectors, education, engineering, healthcare, and entertainment. Finally, you’ll dive into the unique use cases, future prospects, and benefits that each of the digital realities can deliver. By the end of this course, you'll understand when to use one digital reality approach over another. Software required: None.

About the author
About the author

Lars is an author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, authority on all things Windows Platform, and part time crocodile wrangler. He is heavily involved in the space of HoloLens and mixed reality, as well as a published Pluralsight author, freelance solution architect, and writer for numerous publications.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Lars Klint, and welcome to my course, Digital Realities - The Big Picture. I'm a freelance solution architect at larsklint. com, Microsoft MVP, speaker, HoloLens developer, and expert in Australian outback internet. Yeah, that's a thing. I've been building software systems from tiny websites to massive telecommunication systems for the past 20 years. In this course you'll get a great overview of the three digital realities. You'll be informed of how and when to use each for your specific project. We'll look at virtual, augmented, and mixed reality in detail to understand their strengths and overlaps. Learn about the development processes, tools, and environments you need to master in order to create a convincing digital reality experience. We define the best tools to use for the various technologies, get an idea of which industries are taking advantage of digital realities by exploring four key sectors, education, engineering, healthcare, and entertainment, but that isn't all. We also look at the practical side of the equation by understanding and determining where you should invest your time and where you shouldn't. Genuine business benefits are yours for free. This big picture course is designed to answer fundamental questions before you start a new project in the digital reality space. It will save you both time and money. By the end of this course you will have an understanding of what the strengths and weaknesses of digital realities are, how to start building for them, and how you can have a viable project. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about augmented, virtual, and mixed reality with the Digital Realities - The Big Picture course at Pluralsight.