With hundreds of millions of iOS 11 devices now capable of running AR apps, Apple has created huge opportunity, but there just aren’t enough skilled developers. Udacity and Unity plan to help.

What’s happening?

The two companies have introduced two new training schemes to help develop new generations of AR developer.

That’s important, given some analysts expect the VR/AR industry to be worth around $108 billion by 2021.

You can’t underestimate the potential of AR.

You see, while the mass market focus is on gaming applications, the truth is that industries including healthcare, education, entertainment, real estate, automotive, and more can use AR to “fundamentally change” their relationships with their customers. IKEA’s Place app is a great example of this.

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