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Augmented Reality and PTC's Vuforia for FIRST Teams

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Augmented Reality and PTC's Vuforia for FIRST Teams

If you are interested in learning more about Augmented Reality and PTC's latest software development platform, Vuforia, check out the following links.

Download the Vuforia Software Development Kit - https://developer.vuforia.com/

PTC offers Vuforia, the most advanced and widely adopted Augmented Reality (AR) technology platform. Augmented reality is a technology widely used in the gaming and consumer products industries, but many applications in automotive, aerospace, industrial, retail, and other industry sectors are rapidly emerging. PTC’s Vuforia offers developers

    • Unparalleled Reliability: Our Software Development Kit (SDK) delivers best-in-class computer vision, ensuring reliable experiences in a variety of environments.
    • Creative Empowerment: The SDK offers developers the creative freedom to build unique experiences that reflect brands and drive business results.
    • Maximum Reach: The Vuforia platform supports Android and iOS smartphones and tablets as well as digital eyewear. Developers can build Vuforia apps in Eclipse, Xcode and Unity cross-platform game engine.
    • Advanced Vision: Vuforia-enabled apps can recognize a range of everyday objects like books, magazines, toys, product packaging, and more.

Download a quick start guide for a simple guided experience on how to use Vuforia to create an augmented reality Android app using the Unity game development platform. - http://apps.ptc.com/schools/references/quickstart_vuforia_w_android_unity3D.pdf

If your team is using or plans to use PTC’s Vuforia for vision tracking or target recognition on your FIRST robot, please tell us about it and share it with the larger PTC FIRST community – here’s a discussion post  to add to - Any FIRST Teams Using Vuforia for Image Recognition and Tracking?