Chapter 14Attaching Holograms to Real Objects with Vuforia

Vuforia is an augmented reality platform that you can use to supplement your HoloLens and mobile apps with robust AR experiences. Vuforia uses computer vision algorithms that recognize and track real objects that you select. Vuforia can track various objects, which Vuforia calls targets, including images, 3D models, and something referred to as VuMarks, which can be understood as colorful two-dimensional barcodes. For UWP apps running on a Surface, Vuforia can also be used to detect ground planes.

When Vuforia recognizes a target, it can automatically attach digital content that you specify to it, essentially augmenting it with virtually generated objects that move with it. Vuforia is ...

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