Using Unity and Vuforia to Make a Basic AR Application

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In Ten Easy Steps You Can Get This Prototype Coming From Your Phone! source
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There are 10 basic steps to creating a simple AR application:

1. Download Unity and Vuforia

2. Import Vuforia into Unity 3D

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Import the Vuforia package you downloaded when you downloaded Vuforia

3. Add AR Camera and Image Target to your Hierarchy

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Select AR Camera and Image Target

4. Create a license in Vuforia

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Select “Get Development Key”

5. Paste License Key to your application

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Copy the License Key
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Click “VR Camera” in your hierarchy, then Go to “Open Vuforia Engine Configuration”, then paste into “App License Key”

6. Add Image for your Target

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Click “Add Target”, then select the image you’d like to use as your target, then Download Database

7. Import Image Target Database into the Application

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Import your Database as a Package through Assets.

8. Set the Imported Image as the Target Image

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Select the Database and Image for the Target Image

9. Add 3D Text to your Heirarchy

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Select 3D Text (or whatever object you’d like to project) from GameObject

10. Design the Projected Object/Word

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Here you can edit the word you would like to display.

Now you can project the image!

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いす for Chair
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Another simple one I made that says “Hello” in Japanese

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