Vuforia vs Wikitude: What are the differences?
Developers describe Vuforia as "* An augmented reality software development kit". It is an augmented reality software development kit for mobile devices that enables the creation of augmented reality applications. It uses computer vision technology to recognize and track planar images and simple 3D objects. On the other hand, *Wikitude** is detailed as "Mobile AR tech provider for smartphones, tablets & digital eyewear". It is a library for location based AR, image recognition and tracking for Android, iOS and Smart glasses.
Vuforia and Wikitude can be primarily classified as "Virtual Reality" tools.
Some of the features offered by Vuforia are:
- Allow you to recognize objects by shape using pre-existing 3D models
- Attach content onto flat images, such as print media and product packaging
- Object Targets are created by scanning an object
On the other hand, Wikitude provides the following key features:
- 3D & 2D Image recognition and tracking
- Cloud recognition
- Location based services