/Introduction to Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality

Provided by: Lancaster University

Course Area: All areas

Course Type: Short Course

Start date: 25/05/2020

Subjects: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality

Price: Free

Delivery Method: Online

Course overview

Discover how Extended Reality (XR) is transforming our world

 

From immersive experiences to providing simulation and therapy in health, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR), collectively known as Extended Reality (XR), make it possible to go beyond the realm of what was previously thought.

 

On this course, you’ll explore the tools and technologies that support the features and applications of VR, AR and MR.

 

You’ll discover the basic concepts of creating VR, AR and MR experiences as well as the ethics involved in developing these kinds of applications. You’ll use published articles and hear from experts on how they’ve applied VR, AR and MR technology in their various fields.

 

Featured in the UK government’s The Skills Toolkit collection.

 

This course is hosted by FutureLearn. It can be started at any time after the advertised date and is available now.

Who is this course for

This course is designed for anyone interested in VR applications, understanding the features applied in creative dynamic VR application, or learning more about the technologies and domains of VR.

 

You might also be interested in the other courses in the Essential Creative Technologies collection from UAL Creative Computing Institute, Lancaster University and the Institute of Coding.

What will I learn

  • The fundamentals of XR (VR, AR and MR)
  • The ethics surrounding the creation of XR applications
  • Careers/pathways in and skills in XR
  • The technologies and tools in creating XR projects
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