ALVAR is A software Library for creating Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR) applications.

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The current version, ALVAR Mobile, supports more advanced point cloud and planar image tracking as well as fiducial markers. It targets all the mobile platforms and also works on desktop platforms. The legacy version, ALVAR Desktop, mainly supports fiducial markers on desktop platforms and is no longer actively maintained.

ALVAR Mobile

  • Point Cloud Tracking
  • Planar Image Tracking
  • Fiducial Marker Tracking
  • Commercial License

ALVAR Desktop

  • Fiducial Marker Tracking
  • Multi Marker Tracking
  • Kalman Filter
  • LGPL 2.1