Create an Augmented Reality (AR) Mobile Application with ARToolKit Training Course


ARToolKit is an open-source tracking library for creating Augmented Reality (AR) applications. It supports Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iOS.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to build an augmented reality mobile application with ARToolKit.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a mobile application that overlays virtual imagery onto the real world
  • Preprocess video to adjust lighting and resolve issues
  • Integrate ARToolKit with third-party tools and functionality, including OpenCV, Unity, OpenSceneGraph and the mobile device’s GPS, compass, and camera calibration utilities

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • The mobile application developed in this course can be target Android and/or iOS. To request your preference, please contact us to arrange.


  • Programming experience in any language.


  • Developers

Course Outline


Preparing the Software and Hardware for AR

Overview of ARToolkit Features

Creating a Project

Capturing an Image

Creating 2D Content for AR

Overlaying Imagery onto a Live Background

Creating 3D Content for AR

Adjusting Lighting

Calibrating the Images

Preprocessing Video

Accessing the Mobile Device’s GPS

Accessing the Mobile Device’s Compass

Accessing the Mobile Device’s Camera

Integrating ARToolKit with OpenCV

Integrating ARToolKit with Unity

Integrating ARToolKit with OpenSceneGraph


Summary and Conclusion

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