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About Monthly Reco Usage

February 25, 2015 - 5:46pm #1

Hi,

I read about "Monthly Reco Usage" that A "reco" occurs when your app recognizes an image or object. Deployment plans include a certain number of recos per month of all users of your app. But I don't know it is offline reco or cloud-based reco?!

Our project doesn't use cloud service, but we want to remove the watermark. So, please tell us the best choice of plans for our project.

Thank you!

About Monthly Reco Usage

March 1, 2015 - 6:12pm #16

Classic Plan

  • Includes unlimited device-based recos for images, multi-targets, cylinders, user-defined targets, frame markers, text, and Smart Terrain
  • Does not include object targets, cloud-based reco and internal use apps
  • No Vuforia watermark
  • $499 per app (one time fee)

 

Thank you!

About Monthly Reco Usage

March 1, 2015 - 12:08pm #15

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Thank you so much!

Please update when you have more information about their new plans. I think charging for offline recos is simply crazy too!

Thank you again!

Why is Qualcomm changing the pricing model anyway? Did they communicate any reasonable argument for the change of their business model? Is there any reasonable change of the AR business model? What should I say to my customers? "Qualcomm needs more money": -Is this the answer? Is this this the way I should convince my customers? 

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February 26, 2015 - 6:11pm #14

nknouf wrote:

Just had it confirmed via email that my understanding was correct. Free plan, no limits to offline recos. Paid plans, limits refer to both offline and cloud-based recos. A custom "platinum" plan could possibly remove those offline limits, I was told. Also, supposedly more information on this point will be coming, as we have been told. Charging for offline recos? That's simply crazy. I await their updates in the next day or two...

Thank you so much!

Please update when you have more information about their new plans. I think charging for offline recos is simply crazy too!

Thank you again!

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 26, 2015 - 3:58pm #13

Just had it confirmed via email that my understanding was correct. Free plan, no limits to offline recos. Paid plans, limits refer to both offline and cloud-based recos. A custom "platinum" plan could possibly remove those offline limits, I was told. Also, supposedly more information on this point will be coming, as we have been told.

Charging for offline recos? That's simply crazy. I await their updates in the next day or two...

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 26, 2015 - 3:44pm #12

nknouf wrote:

Okay, but that's not an answer to the question I asked, and I have contacted sales about the question I asked and have not heard back from them yet. Would it be possible for you to answer the question directly? In paid plans, are both offline and online recons counted towards the limit? Answering that question should be an easy yes or no.

Yes, until they change it, that's what it says:

A 'reco' occurs when your app recognizes a image or object. Deployment plans include a certain number of recos per month of all users of your app.

They then specify a different number for cloud reco, which has it's own definition.

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February 26, 2015 - 3:09pm #11

Thanks for all of your detailed feedback. We’re reading every post and we hear you. Stay tuned for updates coming shortly.

Vuforia Sales will be closely monitoring and replying to this thread:https://developer.vuforia.com/forum/license-manager/vuforia-40-licensing-discussion

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 26, 2015 - 11:05am #10

Okay, but that's not an answer to the question I asked, and I have contacted sales about the question I asked and have not heard back from them yet. Would it be possible for you to answer the question directly? In paid plans, are both offline and online recons counted towards the limit? Answering that question should be an easy yes or no.

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 26, 2015 - 10:58am #9

The deployment plans enable you to remove the watermark and are based on usage. Please contact the Sales team if you have if you have different needs for your application.

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February 25, 2015 - 9:42pm #8

Let me see if I understand:

  • For apps deployed without a plan, you get unlimited offline (local) recos, but you only have 1000 cloud-based recos
  • For apps deployed with a plan, you only get the specified number of recos, counting both offline and cloud-based recos. So if I chose the Bronze plan I would 5000 recos a month total, meaning if I had 5000 offline recos I'd start getting charged for every reco above that

This is from a close reading of the pricing page.

So this implies that the only way to get unlimited offline recos is to deploy without a plan and accept the watermark, because choosing a plan limits your offline recos, while not choosing a plan does not. Is that correct?

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 25, 2015 - 9:19pm #7

Please refer to the following FAQ for more information on this topic:

 

https://developer.vuforia.com/library/articles/FAQ/Usage

 

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 25, 2015 - 8:31pm #6

Does this mean that if a customer downloads an app, gains tracking and then loses it many times over the course of one 5 minute run of the app... is that many times we're paying for "recos"?

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February 25, 2015 - 6:45pm #5

Thank you for your answer!

How do you know that the limit applies to offline or cloud recos, no matter what?

I hope a official answer from Vuforia team.

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 25, 2015 - 6:06pm #4

I just said it, if you don't want a watermark the limit applies to offline or cloud recos, no matter what, if you are fine with the watermark, then you have unlimited offline recos with the free plan

About Monthly Reco Usage

February 25, 2015 - 6:02pm #3

https://developer.vuforia.com/pricing

I have to choose what plan: bronze, silver, gold, or platinum. You know the price of these plans are quite different!

If offline reco usage is unlimited, we can use the cheapest plan 'bronze' $99/mo, because we don't use cloud service.

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February 25, 2015 - 5:49pm #2

When you don't want a watermark then you have to adjust to one of their plans... no matter if it's cloud recos or offline recos :P

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