Mixed Reality Fundamentals

In this two day training course you will learn how to build your first Mixed Reality (MR) application for the new Mixed Reality headsets.

2 Days


By participating in the nsquared Mixed Reality Fundamentals course, you will learn how to develop for Windows Mixed Reality devices (Immersive headsets), using Unity 3D.

You will find this course to be succinct, yet comprehensive covering all the areas of development required to build applications for Windows Mixed Reality. The course includes hands on workshops for each attendee to build their first Mixed Reality experience and test it.

This course also includes an overview of design and 3D modelling techniques to have the minimal impact on software performance.


  • Introduction to MR hardware and software
  • Introduction to Unity 3D
  • Topology, design techniques and tips to optimise models for MR
  • Create a simple Unity Scene
  • Set up gaze and hand controls
  • Interaction with 3D assets and UI in MR
  • Movement in the virtual environment
  • Write code that works cross-platform
  • Speech in MR
  • Deployment to Windows 10, side loading vs Microsoft Store
  • Tools to debug and improve performance
  • Best development practices for MR
  • Overview of HoloLens

Course Format

This course will consist of:

  • Content presentation
  • Hands on workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • 1:1 support

What you will gain

The course will provide each participant with a Mixed Reality Headset, controllers, and a training manual to take away with them.

After completing this course, you will have gained the skills to:

  • Create a new Mixed Reality application
  • Manipulate Scenes in Unity
  • Optimize 3D models to provide the best performance in MR
  • Build simple 3D models
  • Use gestures and controllers to interact within a MR environment
  • Use speech to control interactions with MR
  • Deploy and test MR applications
  • Debug and fix issues in MR applications

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