If you're an aspiring VR professional who is ready to establish the right fundamentals for building a full range of career-ready skills, we recommend enrolling in our VR Foundations Nanodegree program. You'll learn from industry experts like Google, Unity, and HTC, and acquire valuable proficiency with the Unity game engine, and C#.
Christian co-founded the VR Team at Google, started the VR Nanodegree program at Udacity, and developed this VR curriculum together with our partners and the team.
Matt is a serial entrepreneur, artist, engineer, and founder of SFVR. His specialties are: virtual reality, computer graphics, interaction design, and high-performance programming.
Vasanth previously worked at Stanford's Virtual-Human Interaction Lab. In addition to Udacity, he is working on an initiative called FusedVR, to help raise VR awareness and inspire more people to get started creating content.
Chris Birke is an experienced game developer devoted to GPU programming, procedural generation, and emergent technologies for VR, who hopes to bring new life and expression to future digital worlds.
Intermediate computer skills, meaning you are comfortable with file management, installing software, working with zip archives, etc.
Learn the principles of VR technology, and use that knowledge to create a comfortable, high-performance VR application using Unity.
Use the Unity Game Engine to build beautiful, performant VR scenes. Learn about 3D transforms and materials, and experiment with animations, cameras, and lighting.
Learn how to make VR experiences more dynamic and responsive to your users by applying basic programming constructs such as methods, loops, variables, and events.
—The partnership with Udacity is central to our efforts to disseminate critical information on Samsung technologies to the developer community. Within this framework, the Udacity VR Developer Nanodegree program is an excellent vehicle to engage developers and strengthen the Gear VR ecosystem.
MIHAI POHUNTU, VP, EMERGING PLATFORMS, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA