Augmented Reality App Development: How to Create AR App for Your Business?

Table of Contents

  • What is AR
  • Difference between AR, VR and MR
  • Why AR?
  • How to create an AR app?
  • Tips to remember
  • Tools required to build AR app

What is AR?

AR, VR and MR

Why Should You Choose AR Apps?

How to Create AR App?

  • Step 1: Install the SDKs for Android and iOS development on your computer.
  • Step 2: Download the sample project from the developer’s website.
  • Step 3: Create a new project in Android Studio or Xcode and import the sample project files by clicking “Import.”
  • Step 4: Modify the necessary permissions in your Android Manifest File or Info tab in Xcode’s Project Settings section.
  • Step 5: Add an activity that uses either ARCameraViewController or ARKitViewController, depending on what you want to do.
  • Step 6: Connect your device and run your app in either Android Studio or Xcode.
  • Step 7: Test out your new app using either a phone not currently connected via USB cable or an iOS device connected via USB cable, depending on what type of phone you are using.

Tips to Remember While Building AR Apps

1. Always determine the type of AR app you want

2. Define the functionality

3. Check the platforms

4. Inclusion of smart glass and advanced graphics

5. 3D tracking and geolocation

6. Determine whether you need SLAM

Tools for building AR Apps

  • Real object, text and image recognition
  • Target tracking
  • Mapping additional items with OpenGL
  • Image recognition.
  • Mapping based on user location and recognised images.
  • Markerless tracking.
  • Mapping via separate components over OpenGL.
  • 3D tracking technology (SLAM)
  • Image tracking and recognition
  • Geolocation AR
  • Improved extended tracking
  • Advanced camera options
  • You cannot manage 3–D items.
  • No 3-d tracking generation.
  • No geolocation.
  • No mapping with OpenGL.

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