“The gap between the AR/VR talent available and the talent required is growing, which is why this is the ideal time to establish a physical space in India to equip our citizens with the skills they need to excel in the existing job landscape,” said Dr. Frank Merrit, CEO of TalentQuest. “With the help of PES University and Unity, we’re proud to help address this critical need.”
“This certification program is aimed at making the candidate employable across job roles in Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality for gaming and non-gaming domains, applications and products. This programme is immensely beneficial for professionals wishing to upgrade their skills and boost their career. Taught by industry experts the programme will impart knowledge and develop industry standard skills through hands-on experiential learning on Unity development platform and live projects. We have also setup an AR and VR experiential center at the PES Banashankari Campus for people to appreciate AR and VR, its applications and the underlying difference between the applications” said Yogish Shanbhag, President, Global Learning Solutions, TalentQuest.
AR/VR adoption is gaining popularity in a competitive market, with AR/VR headsets and eyewear shipments projected to grow to 4.9 million units this year (25 percent increase) reaching $1.2 billion in revenue