Loading large datasets in Android

September 27, 2017 - 8:38am #1


It has come to our attention that changes in the behavior of the Android Build Tools (starting with version 25? we are unclear on the exact number) can affect the performance of device database loading times of the Vuforia SDK.

For smaller databases (less than 10 images), the effect may not be noticeable. However, for larger databases, the time to load can take several seconds or longer. 

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Load dataset from Android split binary (obb)

August 2, 2017 - 8:32am #1

A previous thread has described a few different approaches to handling an Android app that exceeds 100mb in size: https://developer.vuforia.com/forum/faq/unity-how-can-i-handle-large-android-apps

This thread will provide a small example of how to load a dataset from the obb file when using the split binary option.

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Vuforia Rendering Primitives

October 11, 2016 - 7:40pm #1

Attention native Android and iOS developers:

We’re updating our rendering API to allow for increased flexibility, better performance and easier integration of Vuforia with other rendering engines.

What does this mean for you?

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Video Playback on Texture - Black screen appears at beginning for a moment

March 25, 2014 - 3:31pm #1

Issue explanation: a blank screen appears for a few moments (it's usually less than half a second), after the target was detected

When?: right after a target is detected, and the video is right about to start (PLAYING state)

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Using Android Studio with Vuforia

July 11, 2013 - 11:57am #1

If you are using or planning to use the Android Studio IDE, here are some notes about how to import and build the Vuforia samples:

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Vuforia and Android - Common topics

May 6, 2013 - 5:00am #1

This is a list of common questions, issues and how-to topics related to using the Vuforia SDK onm the Android platform:

  • How to replace the sample Dataset with a custom Dataset in the Image Targets sample:


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Vuforia, Android and OpenGL ES

May 3, 2013 - 1:37am #1


OpenGL ES is the standard for rendering 3D content on mobile platforms.

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How do I fix my compile or runtime errors

April 9, 2013 - 2:14am #1


The general procedure on how to build and run a Vuforia sample app is described in this page:

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Camera does not Focus (Vuforia 9.3.3)

August 3, 2020 - 2:58am #1


I'm currently working on an AR project that plays a video when a certain photo is recognized. I finally got everything to work after a few days but when I built the app on my Samsung S8+, the camera is very blurry. I even added a CameraFocusController code that multiple people have said to work on the ARCamera but the focus still doesn't work. I also tried different camera focus modes but still nothing worked.

Does anyone know why the camera fails to focus an how to fix this?

Your help is much appreciated. :)

BTW: I'm using Vuforia 9.3.3 and Unity 2019.4

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TV watching application for android?

August 1, 2020 - 8:40pm #1

I own a samsung galaxy smart device and desperately need a free TV, sports, movie app. My job is very much in need of TV news updates. I find that mobdro is a very good application. Mobdro apk is a free movie and television application for Android.

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