Unity XR: How to Build AR and VR Apps Specialization

Starts Oct 19

Unity XR: How to Build AR and VR Apps Specialization

Master Skills for AR and VR Development with Unity. Learn to create Virtual and Augmented Reality mobile apps with Unity's cross-platform tools.

About This Specialization

Welcome to the world of Unity XR! This specialization includes three courses which will explain the technologies that make XR possible, describe the unique UX concerns around developing for XR, and walk you through developing VR and AR apps for mobile devices. You will learn how Unity supports the many components of a VR app, including tracking, teleporting, interacting with virtual objects, positional audio, and much more. You’ll also see how Unity’s AR Foundation supports building handheld AR apps. XR is a field that is constantly evolving, and we’ll show you what’s on the horizon for VR and AR.

Created by:

courses
3 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Introduction to XR: VR, AR, and MR Foundations

    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    What is XR? It’s shorthand for a related set of new technologies that are changing the way we interact with the world and with each other: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality. To understand XR, you need to understand the technolog
  2. COURSE 2

    Mobile VR App Development with Unity

    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    "The virtual reality and augmented reality industries are growing by leaps and bounds — but finding workers with the right skills can be a challenge." - CNBC report Virtual and Augmented Reality are poised to revolutionize how we interact with compute
  3. COURSE 3

    Handheld AR App Development with Unity

    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Augmented Reality, or AR, will transform how we see and interact with the world. And the hardware that makes AR possible is the smartphone that you may already have in your pocket. In this course, you'll learn how to develop your own mobile AR applica

Creators

  • Unity

    The Unity Education team is committed to enabling anyone to become a creator. With industry-leading free tutorials, online courses, in-person training workshop, certifications, and more, we strive to enable the success of Unity developers, wherever they are in their learning journey.

    Unity Technologies offers a platform for creating beautiful and engaging 2D, 3D, VR, and AR games and apps. A powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor enable you to realize your creative vision fast, and deliver your content to virtually any media or device. You can easily connect to your audiences on PCs, consoles, the web, mobile devices, home entertainment systems, embedded systems, or head-mounted displays. More than an engine, Unity helps you achieve ongoing success. It offers everything you need to develop quality content, boost your productivity, and connect with your audience. Tools and resources include the Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Analytics, Unity Ads, Unity Everyplay, and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves millions of registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe.

  • Peter Patterson

    Peter Patterson

    XR Architect / Developer
  • Unity Technologies

    Unity Technologies

FAQs