Lethbridge College appointing its first Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Mike McCready has been an instructor with the Multimedia Production program since 2015 and was a driving force behind the creation and development of the college’s new VR/AR program.

He says his role will be to identify how virtual and augmented reality can benefit industry and create solutions to implement it in those businesses.

The college’s new VR/AR program launches this fall.

McCready will hold his position as Applied Research Chair for a year.