Augmented reality has revolutionized our everyday lives. From recreational games and apps, to providing innovative tools in industries including travel, medicine, retail, education, enterprise, manufacturing, and more, AR is here to stay and is becoming an essential skill for serious developers.
The Augmented Reality Mini-Degree will give you everything needed to create immersive experiences that enhance the physical world with virtual, interactable objects. You’ll unlock the power of each device’s camera to set up games, business apps, and more using marker-based and markerless AR techniques, and learn how to work with popular frameworks such as AR Foundation, ARKit, and EasyAR inside the Unity engine.
You’ll learn by building real projects that can be showcased in your professional portfolio, and gain skills that will allow you to join a fast-growing market of innovators.
You will master:
- Using AR frameworks in Unity
- Detecting planes using a mobile device’s camera
- Adding and manipulating virtual objects in a physical world environment
- Combine physical and virtual world mechanics in apps, games, and experiences
- Track 2D images, objects, and more
Build AR Projects
Create a portfolio of augmented reality projects, including:
- Coding in C# and Unity
- Build your first 3D games
- Basic game mechanics
- Your first markerless AR app
- Retail industry AR app
- Game Development for AR
- Learn Apple’s ARKit for iOS
- Surface tracking
- Scanning real-world objects
- Image tracking with AR
- Build marker-based experiences
- Low-end phone compatibility
This curriculum gives you all the tools needed to develop augmented reality games and applications – featuring introductory modules for those who have never coded before, to intermediate courses that will allow more experienced developers looking to branch out into new specializations, this Mini-Degree is designed to help you succeed.
Courses by Unity Certified Experts
Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re also serious gamers, qualified coders, and have been formally certified by Unity Technologies and CompTIA for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a game developer.
As a Unity Authorized Learning Partner, our courses are confirmed as being of the highest quality, and as being relevant in today’s industry.
Why Learn Augmented Reality?
Due to the ever-evolving nature of technology, the market for augmented reality is expected to grow exponentially over the next few years. Established businesses and even new startups are embracing AR in order to tap into the smartphone user marketplace and improve workplace training. Not only does this present numerous opportunities for revenue for companies, but it also opens new jobs for developers as augmented reality skills become more in demand.
YOUR COURSES, YOUR WAY
Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.
You can even download your course videos and watch them offline using the Zenva app, available on iOS and Android.
✅ Watch video lessons
✅ Read text summaries
✅ Explore interactive lessons
✅ Practice with source code
✅ Build real projects
✅ Earn completion certificates
ACHIEVE REAL RESULTS
Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!
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