Magic Windows: Vuforia & Image Targets

Getting Started

Step 1: create dev account @


Adding personal target tests: embroidered ash leaves

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Step 2: image targets tutorial 

    • On the developer portal go to Develop/License Manager and generate a license (keep it handy!)
    • under Develop/Target Manager create image target and add your target Image(s). Please note its rating and features quality. Below info is pulled from the Vuforia Developer portal:
      • “Image Targets are detected based on natural features that are extracted from the target image and then compared at run time with features in the live camera image. The star rating of a target ranges between 1 and 5 stars; although targets with low rating (1 or 2 stars) can usually detect and track well. For best results, you should aim for targets with 4 or 5 stars. To create a trackable that is accurately detected, you should use images that are:”
        • Attribute Example
          Rich in detail Street-scene, group of people, collages and mixtures of items, or sport scenes
          Good contrast Has both bright and dark regions, is well lit, and not dull in brightness or color
          No repetitive patterns Grassy field, the front of a modern house with identical windows, and other regular grids and patterns
  • download img database package (as Unity Editor package)
  • make sure running Unity on a 2019.2.xx version
  • follow guides to set up on ios or android







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