IIT Jodhpur Introduces a New MTech Program Focused on AR and VR Tech

IIT Jodhpur Introduces a New MTech Program Focused on AR and VR Tech

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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur has collaborated with iHub Drishti Foundation to introduce a new part-time online MTech program for professionals working in the augmented reality and virtual reality domains. The course will commence during the 2022-23 session, and the deadline to apply is June 17.

IIT Jodhpur’s School of Artificial Intelligence will facilitate the program to help professionals capitalize on the rising demand for engineers with diverse backgrounds to support the research and development of augmented and virtual reality technologies. The online program will provide students with hands-on experience in the latest AR and VR tools available at the institute.

Key objectives of the program include:

  • Provide engineers with the expertise to design and develop AR and VR applications
  • Facilitate the delivery of in-depth knowledge with analytical and experimental research skills needed to troubleshoot and solve problems for AR and VR systems
  • Provide knowledge for tools required to design and model AR and VR applications and immersive experiences
  • Impart the capabilities required for creating technological solutions to address the rising demand for immersive technologies

The students will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals associated with the tech, immersive content creation, and hardware within the space. They will learn about the working principles of game design, healthcare applications, AR/VR-powered training, navigation, tracking, and more. The program will also focus on diverse areas, such as image synthesis, rendering, and animation.

The augmented and virtual reality domain presents a bright future within the technology space with countless new applications emerging across diverse sectors, such as healthcare, robotics, gaming, consumer experiences, entertainment, and more. The sector is also characterized by exponentially growing job opportunities. The new course will help professionals amass the requisite skills to be future-ready for this emerging job market.

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