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Virtual & Augmented Reality For Dummies

By Paul Mealy
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About this book
Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are driving the next technological revolution. This book helps you understand what these technologies are, their history, how they’re being used. The book starts with the introduction of virtual and augmented reality, you’ll understand the history and the current state of VR and AR. Next, you’ll explore the various current and future hardware options for consuming virtual and augmented reality experiences. Moving ahead, you’ll discover methods to plan out your VR or AR project, from determining your audience to exploring design principles and best practices. You’ll also discover some of the industries utilizing virtual and augmented reality and explore specific applications built-in virtual and augmented reality. Towards the end, you’ll assess the near-future market for VR and AR and predict the impact of upcoming changes to their marketplaces. By the end of this book, you’ll have a strong knowledge base that you can use to make your own informed decisions on VR and AR technology or apply to your own projects as you create.
Publication date:
July 2018
Publisher
Packt
Pages
352
ISBN
9781119481348

About the Author
  • Paul Mealy

    Paul Mealy has worked with virtual reality since the release of the Oculus Rift DK1 in 2013. He has architected, designed, and developed applications for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Google Daydream, and Google Cardboard. He has worked with numerous augmented reality hardware and technologies including the Microsoft HoloLens, ARKit for iOS, ARCore for Android, and cross-platform solutions such as Vuforia.

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