Augmented Reality Tutorial No. 17: Unity3D and Vuforia – Real 3D Object Tracking – DBZ Songoku

Augmented Reality Real Object Tracking

In this Augmented Reality Real Object Tracking tutorial real statue of DBZ Songoku is tracked. Various effects are added while tracking statue.

Download # Unity3D (download and install it, if you don’t have it already) (*.exe file)

Unity3D is also available to download from here

© 1st step – preparing to scan any real 3D object (to get your tracker file):

# Print this A4 image and put any real object on top of it like shown in the video (time – 1:35) (*.pdf file)

# Download and install this app to your Android mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.)
(*.zip file (*.apk file inside))

After this do the following tasks:
a) Start the application
b) Scan your real object (More details how to scan it properly provided here)
c) Save your scan
d) Download your scanned file to your computer (*.od file – this type of file example is here)
e) Upload your scanned file to Vuforia website in order to get your Tracker file!
You can create your own real object tracker here here

© 2nd step (after you have your tracker file):

Download # Download and Import Unity3D Extension (*.unitypackage file)

Unity3D extension is also available to download from here (there might be a newer version)

Download # This is Songoku real object tracker (downloaded after scanned real object file with *.od extension was uploaded to Vuforia website and processed accordingly) (*.unitypackage file)

Right now, you should have all the necessary files for your project.

Watch the video for more details!

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10 Responses

  1. Hi … wonderful tutorial. However, I followed all of the steps you explained but the camera can not detect the 3D object even on the textured sheet. Can you please help me with that?

    • Hey, i have the same issue. I followed the guide and implemented the app on an nexus 7, but the object can not be detected. I did not do any modifications on the code, so i don’t get it why it is not working.