This first course in the XR for Everybody specialization creates a foundational understanding of the differences between AR, VR, MR, and XR. The course provides learners with a broad overview of the rapidly evolving XR space and the tools to characterize future XR developments and assess their potential and limitations. It establishes key concepts and dives into the XR device landscape, helping learners to differentiate current and future platforms and devices as well as critique the use of VR or AR in applications. The course pivots in the second half to look more at how to shape the future of XR, by analyzing trends and raising issues such as COVID-19, social and ethical concerns, accessibility and equity, as well as privacy and security.
This course is part of the Extended Reality for Everybody Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Explain the conceptual and technological differences between VR, AR, MR, and XR.
Understand strengths and weaknesses of VR and AR for new XR applications.
Summarize the XR technology landscape in terms of platforms, devices, applications, and tools.
Devise a strategic plan to incorporate XR into new projects and initiatives.
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
XR Terminology & Applications
XR Concepts & Technologies
Trends & Issues in XR
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- 4 stars13.40%
- 3 stars1.53%
- 2 stars2.29%
- 1 star1.14%
TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRO TO AR/VR/MR/XR: TECHNOLOGIES, APPLICATIONS & ISSUES
Very comprehensive! The instruction was engaging! Decently accessible as well.
This course was engaging, well-designed, and it focused on some of the most important issues and trends in XR. I would highly recommend it!
The course really introduced me to the concepts of Mixed reality and the technologies involved in the XR space
This was a great foundation to XR. I highly recommend it as a jumping off point to understand more technical aspects of XR development.
About the Extended Reality for Everybody Specialization
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