- A Vuforia Developer account. Register here
- A few images. You can download some from https://pixabay.com/
- Unity with Mobile Development and Vuforia installed. Here’s how to install it
Adding Image Targets to Vuforia Developer Portal
Login to Vuforia Developer Portal
Create a development key for your app
You only need one development key for one app. Regardless how many markers you will use inside the app.
Click Get Development Key
Type in the name of your app, agree with the terms and condition, and press Confirm
Done on this part. Our newly created Development License Key will appear in the License Manager
Create a target database
First, you need to create a target database to store all your Image Targets
Click on Target Manager
The Target Manager appears, click Add Database
A create database window appears. Type in your database name, and make sure the type selected is Device. Click Create.
Our database now appears inside target manager. We are done creating the database.
Accessing the Database
Click on the database name to access it
_______________ Repeat for each image target from here ______________________
Add Image Target to the Database
Our database’s window appears. Click Add Target
Add Target Window appears.
Make sure the Target Type is Single Image
Click Browse, select your image and click Open
Type in 1 as the Width
Your Image Target will now appear in the Database.
Now, repeat these steps to Add Image Target to the Database. I have put in a note from where to start repeating the steps till the end.
_______________ Repeat for each image target till here __________________
Once done adding all your images, your database will look something like this.
Downloading the image database
Click Download Database
Download Database window appears. Select Unity Editor and click Download
Wait a while for the database to compile
Once the download is done you will get a .unitypackage file like this
This is the end of Part 1. In Part 2, we will start to setup Unity and Vuforia. See you in the next tutorial.
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