Basics of Virtual Reality and Create a Phone App using Unity

Understand Principles in Virtual Reality and use them to create an app for Mobile Phone viewable using Google Cardboard

What if you could be teleported or transported to another planet without the need for a rocket? Virtual Reality helps in precisely doing that and the current course talks about how virtual reality will help you transform your current reality into a new one. This course starts with providing an understanding of the basics of virtual reality, how it influences the senses, providing an understanding of immersion, telepresence, flow, and various concepts that will make sure that what you design in VR becomes a reality for the person experiencing it. The course provides a detailed understanding of Unity and the various features of Unity that can be used to design and develop a Virtual Reality Environment. Further, it helps in creating an app in Virtual Reality using Unity which can be directly deployed on your cellphone. So have a virtual reality app without any app coding. This course also takes you through step by step development of Interaction in VR using Unity. Finally, it helps you develop virtual walkthroughs and 360-degree movies for Google Carboard which is readily available for a low price online. The entire content is designed for use in Google Cardboard and hence can be done by any student.

What you’ll learn

  • Students will learn about the basic concepts of virtual reality such as Immersion, Presence, Flow, Degrees of Freedom and Unity app development.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Virtual Reality –> 11 lectures • 1hr 45min.
  • Introduction to Unity –> 13 lectures • 3hr 9min.
  • Creating the First Virtual Reality Project –> 6 lectures • 38min.
  • Basics in C sharp Programming –> 8 lectures • 48min.
  • Interactions in Unity –> 6 lectures • 1hr 16min.
  • Creating a 360 degree movie in VR –> 4 lectures • 28min.

Basics of Virtual Reality and Create a Phone App using Unity

Requirements

  • Installation of Latest software of Unity.

What if you could be teleported or transported to another planet without the need for a rocket? Virtual Reality helps in precisely doing that and the current course talks about how virtual reality will help you transform your current reality into a new one. This course starts with providing an understanding of the basics of virtual reality, how it influences the senses, providing an understanding of immersion, telepresence, flow, and various concepts that will make sure that what you design in VR becomes a reality for the person experiencing it. The course provides a detailed understanding of Unity and the various features of Unity that can be used to design and develop a Virtual Reality Environment. Further, it helps in creating an app in Virtual Reality using Unity which can be directly deployed on your cellphone. So have a virtual reality app without any app coding. This course also takes you through step by step development of Interaction in VR using Unity. Finally, it helps you develop virtual walkthroughs and 360-degree movies for Google Carboard which is readily available for a low price online. The entire content is designed for use in Google Cardboard and hence can be done by any student.