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Courses

Sumerian Beginner Course

If you’re new to Amazon Sumerian or just wanting to learn more about creating immersive AR, VR, and 3D scenes, this course is meant for you! In this course you will create a Training Simulator that works in Virtual Reality or on a desktop. Through 14 lessons, you will discover Sumerian capabilities and best practices while creating a fully functional scene from scratch.

Tutorials


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Learn the Amazon Sumerian interface and how to navigate around your screen.

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Learn how to create a TV viewing room from a blank canvas as you walk through all the basics of the Amazon Sumerian editor.

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Learn how to create an interactive TV that plays online videos.

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Learn how to publish a scene in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn how to create a thumbnail for visual previewing for an Amazon Sumerian scene.

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Learn how to create a flying drone in Amazon Sumerian that you can control with your keyboard.

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Learn the basics of camera and light in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn about the Environment Component and its various properties and settings in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn about using Skyboxes and Skyspheres in the Environment component of Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn the Entities panel hierarchy and its effect on Transform values.

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Learn about the relationship between child and parent entities and inherited transformation in Amazon Sumerian.

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In this tutorial you will learn the basics of adding Textures and optimizing the Material component by working with sphere Primitives.

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Learn the basics of lights and lighting within a scene, how to add multiple lights, and how to experiment with their settings in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn the basics of music and sound in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn about the Amazon Sumerian State Machine editor interface, and how to navigate around your screen.

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Learn how to use a basic State Machine to create a behavior that raises or lowers a flag when you click it.

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Walk through how to use Events to communicate across State Machines, timelines and scripts in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn the Amazon Sumerian Timeline editor interface and how to navigate around your screen.

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Create and animate a drone using the Timeline and Keyframes.

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In this two-part tutorial series, build a pinball game using Amazon Sumerian physics.

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In Part 2 of this tutorial series, enhance the scene by adding controls and flippers, using a custom script, to create a functional pinball game.

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Explore the various post effects that are available in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn how to import an asset with multiple files by using drag and drop in Amazon Sumerian.

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Create a campfire using the particle system in Amazon Sumerian.

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Get an introduction to scripting in Amazon Sumerian by making a script that moves a sphere back and forth.

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Learn how to upload a video to Amazon S3 and stream it into an Amazon Sumerian scene.

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Learn how to use the newly released VR Asset Pack, to get started in Virtual Reality faster than ever.

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Learn how to use your Amazon Sumerian scene in virtual reality.

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Learn how to use your Amazon Sumerian scene in virtual reality.

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Learn how to use your Amazon Sumerian scene in virtual reality.

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Learn how to add VR grabbing capabilities to your Amazon Sumerian scene.

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Learn how to add VR grabbing capabilities to 3DOF controllers to your Amazon Sumerian scene.

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Prepare your Amazon Sumerian scene to use AWS resources.

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Learn to set up a State Machine Behavior to have a Host perform different emotes in response to key presses.

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In this Amazon Sumerian tutorial, walk through the steps for adding Textures to the Material component and changing the Material settings.

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Explore the Materials Component and its properties in Amazon Sumerian.

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Set up an entity in an Amazon Sumerian scene to speak using Amazon Polly.

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Learn to use the Speech component and gestures with a Host in Amazon Sumerian.

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Explore the Camera component and its properties in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn to use the Dialogue component to turn an Amazon Sumerian host into a chatbot by using Amazon Lex.

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Learn the three options for clicking an entity in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn how to use animations by using .fbx in Amazon Sumerian and how to import them into your scene.

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Understand additive animations and learn how to author and import them in Amazon Sumerian.

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Get the tools you need to customize an Amazon Sumerian Host's clothing.

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Learn the basics of Host and character lighting, and setting up three-point lighting in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn how to import a terrain model and then click various points of interest on it to show an infographic display.

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Learn how to wire up an entity in the Amazon Sumerian editor to reflect the state of a Thing's Shadow.

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Create an augmented reality (AR) application by using Amazon Sumerian and ARKit.

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Create an augmented reality (AR) application by using Amazon Sumerian and ARCore.

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Learn about creating image recognition in Amazon Sumerian on iOS devices.

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Learn about creating AR experiences on Android devices using Amazon Sumerian.

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Set up a MeshCollider for a Torus primitive object in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn to set up a MeshCollider for stationary terrain geometry in Amazon Sumerian.

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Use AWS Amplify and Cognito to secure your Sumerian scene that can be interacted with in real-time using React components in your web application.

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Learn how to edit transforms by scripting in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn how to place static HTML entities along the border of the screen in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn how to click something in an Amazon Sumerian scene and have it affect an HTML entity.

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See how to embed your Sumerian scene in an iframe and communicate with it from outside the iframe itself.

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Learn how to interact with a scene using DOM events by creating a scene that responds to a click or touch, or to being dragged.

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Learn how to add a custom shader to an entity in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn about using Event Listeners in a 3D environment with the sumerianRunner Event Listeners in Amazon Sumerian.

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Learn general tips and tricks to increase performance in your Amazon Sumerian scene.

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