Digital Development

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Digital Dev: Web VR

Spring 2018

Taught By: Debra Anderson

Section: B

CRN: 4634

Credits: 3

The future of the 3D web is here. WebVR, an experimental JavaScript API that provides access to Virtual Reality devices such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard, in your browser is being integrated into modern browsers as early as Q4 2016. This course will present an introduction to how anyone can build VR experiences using a web browser. This primer class will feature an overview of A­-Frame, rapid prototyping VR in the browser, and other tools and resources as well as live tutorials, demonstrations and prototype applications. Students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals, motivations, and technical components to building the Immersive Web. The class explains the building blocks of the Virtual Reality web providing support for virtual-reality devices to web apps, enabling developers to create immersive experiences that run on any WebGL-enabled browser.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Design & Technology majors, juniors and seniors only; others by permission of the program.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:57am 5/25/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 417

Date Range: 1/24/2018 - 5/9/2018