IIT Madras, VyVoxel International Firm to launch AR/VR programming course, apply by Mar 31

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Posted on March 15, 2024


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In an effort to help students pursue careers in this cutting-edge industry, the Pravartak Technologies Foundation at IIT Madras in collaboration with the multinational AR/VR/MR startup VyVoxel is offering a course on Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) programming.

The training lasts for sixty hours and is available online. The application deadline is March 31, 2024. The first group of students will start on April 1, 2024. The number of students accepted into each batch will not be limited because the course is being delivered online.

Those interested can enroll through the following link – https://digitalskills.pravartak.org.in/course_details.php?courseID=95

The area of AR and VR is at a turning point, according to Balamurali Shankar, chief knowledge officer of Digital Skills Academy at IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies. Hardware, software, and technological adoption have reached a critical mass. Building talent pools now is essential to meeting business demands in the years to come. We are thrilled to be able to work with VyVoxel to provide this course to students since it is a dynamic field that is expanding rapidly with potential in many different industries.”

Recent years have witnessed many technical developments in the realm of augmented and virtual reality. According to IIT-M, industry experts project that the AR and VR market would grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of between 23.2% and 39.8%, reaching a value of $71.2 billion to $372.73 billion by 2032.

The gap in the market for trained specialists in the industry is filled by this course on AR and VR programming. It offers theory and hands-on programming experience with industry-standard technologies including XR Interaction kit, Vuphoria, C# programming, Unity 3D, and more. Students learn how to create, write, and release augmented reality and virtual reality apps for tablets, headsets, and mobile devices running Android and iOS.

In order to prepare them for this sector, students also get the opportunity to work on projects at the industrial level. Experts in AR and VR who have a thorough understanding of projects and the demands of the business have created the course.

The course covers the fundamentals of virtual reality programming and interaction, including its applications in manufacturing, field service, training, and logistics; it also covers C# programming, user interface design, and exposure to applications in a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, e-commerce, branding and product launches, architecture, and logistics.

VyVoxel is a Santa Clara, USA-based firm that specializes in application development and visual computing. It is also located in Chennai.