Mr. Piyush Nitnaware, a Game Programmer of Godspeed Games, conducted a two-day workshop on Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), for the students of Game Programming, Game Design and Development, and Game Technology.
On the first day of the workshop, the following topics were discussed: Types of VR, Sickness caused by VR, VR in games, Google VR setup and Demo of project. Students were explained about the concepts regarding VR and then they worked on demo projects under the guidance of the Guest Lecturer. They produced an output using Google VR.
AR game making was discussed on the second day of the workshop. Students were explained about various applications of AR, and Mr. Piyush gave a demo of a project and made the students work on the same.
At the end of the workshop, students got a real kick start for their future projects based on VR and AR.
T.V. Samba Siva Sai, L6 – GDD - "I am happy to attend this workshop on AR (Augmented Reality) and VR ( Virtual Reality) in video games, which are the trending technologies in the current market. The first day was all about the VR and the second day was about AR, and both the days had some hands-on sessions along with lectures. I personally enjoyed the second day. I am happy about interacting with the guest lecturer, who was very knowledgeable and was ready to share his ideas."
Vishnuvardhan Reddy, L6 GDD - "The workshop was very informative and useful. We learned about how to make an AR and VR scene in Unity, and how to use Vuforia to make an AR scene. The discussion with the Mr. Piyush helped us in understanding the practical challenges that we would face as a fresher in the VR and AR game-making industry."