Guide to smartphone Virtual Reality (VR)
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Budget-friendly Virtual Reality * Download the best free VR apps & games * Experience almost any content in VR mode
3.9 (9 ratings)
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554 students enrolled
Created by Isidoros Sarris
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to choose the right devices in order to enter and enjoy the world of VR
  • How to use a VR headset with your smartphone
  • Where to find free VR apps and games, which are the most popular and how to watch movies & videos in VR
  • How to enjoy any content in VR mode
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Requirements
  • The course requires the purchase of a VR headset (10-30$)
  • You have to own a VR capable smartphone (using Android or iOS) or you're planning to buy one
  • You have basic understanding of smartphone usage, features and file transfering
Description

Virtual Reality... A technology that opens a world full of amazing experiences! But it is too expensive, too difficult and addressed only to specific people, right? Well, in this course I will show you that things are very different! 

Hello and welcome to the "Guide to smartphone Virtual Reality" course!

This is a simple but very useful course for anyone who wants to enter and experience the fantastic world of Virtual Reality without spending much. You don't have to know everything about smartphones, as long as you are willing to learn about Virtual Reality and take advantage of your smartphone's full potentials. Games, movies and photos can be transformed with VR into a truly unique and immersive experience!

Right now there are several premium options of PC powered VR systems for anyone who wants to experience this new world and is willing to pay up to 1000$/€! In this course however, I am going to focus on the smartphone powered VR, which is much more affordable and accessible. 

More specifically this course covers the following:

  • The basics of smartphone VR
  • How to choose the right devices to enjoy the VR experience
  • How to use the "VR BOX 2" headset with a smartphone
  • Where to find free VR apps & games, which are the most popular and how to watch movies & videos in VR
  • How to enjoy almost any content in VR mode

Virtual Reality has incredible potentials! Not only for watching movies and enjoying games of course, but also in education, healthcare, virtual travel, social interactions and many more. We’ve just started experiencing the technology of tomorrow, today!

So what are you waiting for? Enroll now and learn how to enter and enjoy the world of VR! Exciting new experiences, knowledge and fun awaits you. This course is just the beginning!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn about VR and enjoy the experience in a simple and budget-friendly way
  • Smartphone owners who want to take advantage of their smartphone's potentials
  • Movie lovers and gamers who want to experience media and games like never before
  • Anyone who needs a guide to choose the proper smartphone and VR headset before enjoying the VR experience
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course introduction
1 Lecture 03:26

An introduction to smartphone VR and Virtual Reality in general, as concept and technology.

Preview 03:26
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Choosing the right devices for your Virtual Reality experience
5 Lectures 27:14

In this lecture, you will learn if you already own a VR capable smartphone and if not, what factors you should have in mind before choosing one. Also in the resources you can find a list with suggested smartphones for VR.

Choosing the right VR capable smartphone
04:59

In this lecture, you will learn how to choose the right VR headset for you.

Choosing the right Virtual Reality Headset for you
08:41

In this lecture, I will present you a number of mid-range and premium VR headset options.

Preview 05:39

In this lecture, I will present you a list with the most affordable and high rated VR headsets.

List of VR headsets
04:45

In this lecture, I will tell you the information you need to know about the bluetooth VR headset controllers.

VR headset controllers (optional)
03:10
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VR BOX 2 Headset Setup
3 Lectures 06:19

An overview of the VR BOX 2 headset.

VR BOX 2 headset overview
00:51

Unboxing & assembly of the VR BOX 2 headset.

VR BOX 2 headset unboxing & assembly
01:59

In this lecture, I will show you how to secure your smartphone in the VR BOX 2 headset.

How to secure your smartphone in the VR BOX 2 headset
03:29
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Download & use VR apps and games
4 Lectures 12:33

An overview of VR apps and games.

Preview 01:18

In this lecture you will learn how to download VR apps. Also I'll present you a list of the most popular and high-rated free VR apps and games.

How to download Virtual Reality apps and games on your smartphone
02:14

In this lecture, you will learn how you can enjoy movies & videos in VR by selecting the best VR cinema & video apps.

How to watch movies and videos in VR using your smartphone
04:45

In this lecture, you will learn what options you have, in order to watch any content in VR mode.

How to enjoy any content in VR mode
04:16
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Thank you for selecting this course!
2 Lectures 00:44
Thanks for selecting and completing this course!
00:41

The downloadable document contains course related links and a coupon for an extra course.

Bonus lecture
00:03
About the Instructor
Isidoros Sarris
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I.T. consultant, course instructor & tech enthusiast

My name is Isidoros Sarris and I have over 12 years of experience in I.T. consulting, management and tech support, in companies such as Sony and IBM. I have a BSc degree in Electronic Computer Systems Engineering by the Technical Educational Institute of Piraeus in Greece and a MSc degree in I.T. with Management by the  University of Paisley in the United Kingdom.

Over the years, my passion about technology, in combination with my skills, experience and knowledge, helped me to become an excellent communicator and an effective trainer, in a plethora of technology subjects and not only.

I am also a gadget/tech enthusiast, a movie buff and an entrepreneur.  

Key areas of expertise include:

  •    IT management and administration
  •    Middleware installation and support   
  •    Incident and problem management
  •    Customer service management
  •    End-user training
  •    Project coordination 
  •    Cloud storage