Getting started with Augmented Reality

On-Demand Professional Development Course

Start Date: 
On-Demand @ Anytime
Duration: 
4-8 weeks maximum
Course Level: 
Professional Development
Transferable Credits Towards a UCC Degree: 
1-2
Fee: 
US$90 with certification or FREE without certification
Certification: 
UCC Certificate of Achievement & Certificate of Completion from relevant US university
Delivery Mode: 
100% Online/Asynchronous as well as Offline via pre-recorded video based lectures by international online instructors

This course will teach you the basics of developing mobile applications using Mixed and Augmented Reality (MAR) technologies.

Through hands-on projects, you’ll learn practical techniques to rapidly and easily prototype three different applications for Android smartphones and tablets – even with no previous coding experience.

If you’re a creative entrepreneur, this is your ideal introduction to today’s trends in the products and technologies of the emerging augmented reality market.

If you’re a journalist, media/content producer or teacher, you’ll discover how to augment print-based media with sounds, images and videos, and see how to create an augmented city map and geo-located augmented reality game for your audience.

If you’re a web designer or app developer, you’ll gain a range of technological building blocks that you can integrate into your service portfolio.

Whatever your background, you’ll learn how to design cutting-edge visual experiences that will enhance your job prospects.

What you’ll learn

  • All about the main MAR products and technologies on the market today
  • How to build three different augmented reality applications using an augmented reality browser and authoring tools
  • How to include image recognition and object tracking
  • How to use geolocation functionality for outdoor augmented reality
  • Details of the ISO-ARAF standard, an innovative language for representing augmented reality content Prerequisites
  • You don’t need any prior technical knowledge to take this course.
  • If you’re familiar with markup languages (HTML, XML, etc) and content management systems, you may be more at ease with the key concepts and techniques.