September 1, The first master’s degree program in VR and AR was opened in Vladivostok(a city and the administrative centre of Primorsky Krai, Russia) – Game Development & VR. The Academy training will be held in the Russian Far East Federal University.
Training is carried out as part of the project of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives “Cyber Russia”. Students will develop the latest software and will introduce technologies of augmented reality in various directions.
Previously Dmitry Zemtsov, Vice-rector in development of University, said that by the year 2020 over hundred demand specialist in VR and AR will finish the University.
As a reminder, in July, the head of Sberbank, German Gref, proposed to establish in Russia training program “Blockchain technology” for students.
He stated that Bank will no longer hire employees, who can not work with artificial intelligence. He recalled that instead of the information age came digital.
The emergence of big data technologies represents a watershed, which allows you to work with massive amounts of data. According to Gref, only North America, China and Russia could take full advantage of globalization’s potential.