Saturday, December 3, 2022
Published 3 Years Ago on Saturday, Apr 04 2020 By Inside Telecom Staff
community is dealing with unprecedented changes to everyday routine as a result
of COVID-19. The things we took for granted have been consumed by lockdown,
leaving us looking for new ways to spend our time.
One thing that
can be utilised, is the investment of time in learning and development; now is
the perfect time to expand one’s knowledge base, upskill and even reskill.
Here are some companies
offering free ways to broaden your knowledge about immersive technology
during the stay-at-home period.
A Free VR
Course from VRTL
If your work
schedule or class schedule has been turned upside down because of the crisis,
it might be the time to broaden your skill-set. The team has made its ‘Introduction
To 360/VR course Package’ free (usually $79.95) for everyone until
the end of April 2020.
The course is
made up of six chapters, which span from 30 minutes to 65 minutes, which allow
you to immerse yourself in the art of VR storytelling and learn the fundamentals
of the production process.
Organizers of the
inaugural RealTime conference, which was due to take place in Paris and
New York on 6th and 7th April, have moved the conference online and in the
spirit of community, all registration fees have been waived.
The online event
on 6th and 7th April will offer an opportunity to connect, learn, and share
with leaders and cutting-edge real-time innovators. Top-tier speakers from
companies such as Intel, Epic Games, Google, Facebook, Adobe, Activision,
Foundry, Weta Digital, Magnopus, Spatial, Daimler, Oculus VR, and Pixar will be
sharing insights and present-day applications of real-time technologies on
their own infrastructure, business, and resources. Topics will touch on:
Unity Learn is
offering three months of free access to its premium learning service which has
a library of high-quality tutorials to teach you everything from coding to art
and game design. All you need to do is register for a free account.
Also included in
the offer is access to ‘Create with Code Live’, a virtual course for students,
teachers, or anyone interested in learning to code. Each weekday at 9 am and 5
pm PT, Unity will host an hour-long virtual class with live Q&A, to help
you develop foundational skills in Unity, C# computer programming, game design,
offers free video courses and guided learning paths—not just during the Coronavirus
pandemic, but all the time.
Start at the very
basics: walk through the initial steps of using Unreal Engine and how
to build an interactive experience, learn the principles of the user interface
and the essential features of the engine. Then, gradually work your way up to
understand studio lighting, the fundamentals of real-time rendering and how to launch your first
The lessons vary
in length from 30 minutes to two hours, so you can pick whatever works best for
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