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Developing AR Games for iOS and Android by Dominic Cushnan, Hassan EL Habbak

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Chapter 4. Trackables and Tracking

Trackables are an integral part of an AR experience. It is the foundation on which the whole world we are building literally rests. We can have the best AR content in the world, but if the trackable is not suitable, the experience will degrade considerably. In this chapter we will try to understand the details of how to create and use suitable trackables. We will also explore how to modify a trackable to increase its trackability in the app.

What are trackables for image targets?

Trackables are a collection of features that the AR app can track. This can be anything from the traditional QR code, where a collection of black and white binary code determines the object detected, to the image targets we experienced ...

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