AR Unity Assets with Vuforia

Vuforia AR Engine — Augmented Reality for Unity Game Engine and the World’s Most Widely Deployed AR.

500000 developers have chosen the advanced computer vision, calibrated performance and cross-platform reach of Vuforia Engine, making it the most popular AR on the planet.

Unity 2017.2 and higher integrates the Vuforia Engine.
You can learn more about a new pipeline on Vuforia Developer Portal.

Makaka Games has developed some Unity Assets that uses Vuforia and Augmented Reality.
Here they are.

Unity Assets with Vuforia Augmented Reality

All Vuforia Assets are available on Unity Asset Store.

AR Space Shooter

AR Space Shooter (docs) is a top-down shooter in Augmented Reality for mobiles: destroy the space and save your life!

AR Menu & AR Business Card

AR Menu (docs) — 3D Menu for AR Gaming.
AR Business Card — an interactive tool for communication with customers on business negotiations.

AR Shadow

AR Shadow (docs) implements simple real-time shadows for apps with Augmented Reality (Gyro, Accelerometer, any AR). This is Unity shader for transparent surfaces.

Vuforia Documentation

How to change Image Target (AR Marker)?

  1. Create a New Device Database with Vuforia Developer Portal.
  2. Upload your Logo as Image Target to your Database.
  3. Download your Database in form of Unity Package.
  4. Import Database into Unity project.
  5. Select your Database and Image Target on Image Target game object.

Read also: Getting Started with Vuforia Engine in Unity.

How to set a new Image Target (AR Marker) for Vuforia — Vuforia Developer — Vuforia Assets — Vuforia Augmented Reality

Why does not Vuforia work?

License

  1. Vuforia Developer Portal Develop > License Manager > Get Development Key.
  2. Go to Window > Vuforia Configuration > App License Key > Paste your Key.
  3. File > Save Project.

Build & Run on mobile

If you have errors when you try to make a build for mobile platform:

  • Go to Unity Editor > Player Settings > Target Platform > XR Settings.
  • Check the “Vuforia Augmented Reality Supported”.

Supported Devices

Standalone (Desktop)

Vuforia 7.1.35 is only compatible with UWP mobile devices such as tablets.

There is no support for UWP and Mac OS Desktop Apps.

Solution

If you develop for Event (i.e. Expo) and you want to run App on Window  10 or Mac OS in Standalone Mode, then just run it in Unity Editor for demonstration.

Mobile

There is support for Android & iOS.

Known issues

AR Advantages

Bring the enchanting Power of Augmented Reality into your amazing Game or App:

  • Gameplay based on real objects;
  • Interaction with real world;
  • WOW-effect.

Read also an article about Top AR Engines: Differences, Pros and Cons.

Support for Unity Assets
I am Andrew Sirota, Founder at Makaka Games and full-time Publisher on Unity Asset Store. First of all, read the latest docs online. If it didn’t help, get the support.
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