Droidcon India 2013

What's your thinking on Android this year?

Developing Augmented Reality Android Application

Submitted by Samarth Shah (@samarthshah) on Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Section: Games Technical level: Beginner


  1. Understanding Unity3d game engine
  2. Understanding Vuforia SDK
  3. Getting started with Unity3d (Eclipse IDE) and Vuforia SDK


In todays digital world, Augmented Reality is one of those buzz word that people have heard but they don't know how to work/develop on it. This talk will serve as starting point for developing great AR application different from ~867563 applications available in AppStore , This talk will be divided in two parts:

i. Warming Up:

In this section , I will provide brief introduction on Unity3d and Vuforia SDK. It will be followed by "how to set up development environment"

ii. Develop AR application

This section will be the crux of the talk. I will give small tutorial on how to get started for developing AR Android application by developing one AR application. It will be followed by demonstration of really cool AR applications.

Speaker bio

I am an Electronics Engineer from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. I have experience on Open Source Computer Vision (OpenCV) and worked on Kinect in open source environment. I write articles for "Linux For You", an open-source magazine. My area of interest includes Open Source Computer Vision , Arduino ,Raspberry Pi , Human Computer Interaction , Python , Android , Augmented Reality , HTML 5. I spoke at "Electronics Design Engineer Conference" and "Electronics Rocks'12" conference along with founder of "Raspberry Pi". In my spare time I write (non-technical) blogs.(Link: https://shahsamarth.wordpress.com)



  • Kumar Rangarajan (@kumar) 5 years ago

    Sounds interesting, but might be more suited for the Gaming track than here.

    • Samarth Shah (@samarthshah) Proposer 5 years ago (edited 5 years ago)

      Okay. Updated the “section” to Games.

  • Aravind Krishnaswamy (@arg0s) 5 years ago

    Neat, this looks very interesting.

  • Ravi Korukonda (@ravikorukonda) 5 years ago

    Samarth: Do you have any AR app on google play? if yes, please share link

    And I take care of Droidcon gaming track, lets schedule some time to chat next week?

    • Ravi
      skype: korukondaqa
    • Samarth Shah (@samarthshah) Proposer 5 years ago

      Ravi : Sure. Skype: shahsamarthp

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