Best Practise of AR using ARcore in App Development

It is undeniable that AR is changing how many sectors operate. The technology is now available on almost all smartphones and tablets, and the market is only expected to continue expanding.

To build an AR developed app with ARCore, first it is very necessary to know about what that AR actually means?

AR or Augmented Reality is basically a technique that overlays a user's vision of the actual world with a computer-generated image to create a composite view. In its most basic form, augmented reality (AR) is a technology that allows us to project computer-generated 3D object models into the actual world and have them interact with their surroundings as if they were physically present there.

With the use of this technology, items may be experienced as 3D models in the fields of education, tourism, furniture retail, e-commerce, medicine, and healthcare and in many more.

Now that you know this is AR, you must be wondering what ARCore is?

For creating Android AR experiences, there is a platform called ARCore. It makes it possible for your phone to interact with information, perceive its surroundings, and comprehend the outside world. The three guiding concepts of ARCore are: Motion Tracking, Understanding the Environment, and Light Estimation.

In the world of software application development, augmented reality is a new trend-setter. Professional-level augmented reality mobile apps for all main OS platforms are developed using a variety of programming languages, technologies, and tools.

The most recent technologies, tools, and frameworks have a big impact on developing AR apps since they help to build fantastic user experiences by superimposing various environments. It necessitates a wide variety of abilities, knowledge, and experience.

To develop a strong AR app with ARCore should focus on a few key things, such as the following.


ARCore is a basic augmented reality framework that allows you to create AR applications for your Android devices. Mobile applications built with ARCore are compatible with both Android and iOS devices, giving them a wider audience.

An excellent AR app developer has to be proficient enough to operate with at least a few of the most well-liked AR SDK platforms. An excellent developer ought to be extremely knowledgeable with a few SDKs, like Maxst, ARToolKit, Apple ARKit, Vuforia, and others.

These SDK kits are the core building blocks on which you may create high-quality mobile AR applications for the appropriate OS platform. The greatest option is ARKit if you want to create an entirely iOS-based application.


The creation of AR apps uses general-purpose languages like Java, Kotlin, and others. A robust augmented reality application is created using some of the most potent programming languages and frameworks. However, a top-notch AR app developer should be completely fluent in these important general-purpose languages.

The majority of smartphone apps powered by augmented reality are created in Java and Kotlin, according to the most recent survey data. To become a skilled developer, a programmer must possess a solid understanding of these languages.


With augmented reality (AR), you may overlay dynamic material, particularly 3D content, over your perception of the outside world. Businesses are already using augmented reality to provide their clients and staff members interesting experiences.

The world of design and development, however, is very different when going from a 2D user interface to a 3D immersive experience. With augmented reality (AR), you may overlay dynamic material, particularly 3D content, over your perception of the outside world. Professional AR developers should be adept at using the well-known 3D objects in an app.

To further increase the realism of their material, several AR apps also incorporate animation. The data for the 3D model should include this, and the app developer only has to start the animation when it is required.

Any audio that may be utilized to improve the AR experience must also be in sync with the information being shown. In certain cases, AR applications must additionally detect particular objects.


Any AR software must have this capability since it makes it possible to recognize photos, locations, and things. To do this, smartphones and other devices track pictures that may then be overlaid with animations, sound, HTML content, etc. using machine vision in conjunction with camera and artificial intelligence software.

"Image recognition," there are often two methods:

1.identifying certain, preset visuals, as a picture in a book.

2.identifying a random object, such an apple or a banana.

Predetermined pictures are used when precise positioning or identification is necessary, for example when displaying a model of a certain table at a given location in a book. Arbitrary image recognition is accomplished by machine learning and needs a large amount of data to train, but it is more practical since it is less sensitive to environmental variables such as lighting conditions, focus, and blocked views.


The official integrated development environment (IDE) for creating Android applications is called Android Studio. It integrates the code editing and developer tools from IntelliJ IDEA, a Java integrated development environment for applications.

Android Studio makes use of a Gradle-based build system, an emulator, code templates, and Github integration to facilitate the creation of applications for the Android operating system. Each project in Android Studio contains one or more source code and resource file types. Modules for Android apps, library modules, and Google App Engine modules are a few examples of these modalities.

To update running applications with new code and resources, Android Studio employs a feature called Instant Push. A code editor offers code completion, refraction, and analysis in addition to helping the developer write code. The APK file is then created from applications created in Android Studio and submitted to the Google Play Store.



Keeping all of these crucial elements in mind, we created the "AR Optimum Experience" app. This app allows you to observe items in Augmented Reality. To gain knowledge about technology. AR Optimum Experience offers Augmented Reality demonstrations for furniture such as a table, chair, and sofa. You may access the app and see it in your room right now.

How it works:

1.Point the camera towards surfaces, such as the ground or a table, and let it detect them. On surfaces, it will display a white point grid.

2.Choose an object from the list.

3.Place the object on the screen by touching it.

4.Touch the object to place it on the screen.

5.You can move objects.

We have developed this app according to the needs of users, that are the necessary ones. We'll add more objects in the Next version.

Only phones with ARCore capability may use the app.


Since a few years ago, there has been a steady rise in demand for AR app developers. Future need for AR app developers is anticipated to rise significantly. People should prioritize the talents that create a great developer in order to meet the growing need for AR developers. The top 7 talents have been thoroughly discussed that are needed for the AR App Development with AR Core.


Que. 1. What exactly is augmented reality [AR]?

Ans.1. AR is a technology that allows 3D representations to be superimposed on and integrated into the actual environment.

Que. 2. How does an augmented reality app work?

Ans.2. Typically, an AR app necessitates the following steps:

1.Users use an app on their cellphones before placing a camera on a marker. As a marker, it can be any picture that the smartphone can readily recognize (a company's logo, a particular image, etc.).

2.The program detects a marker and subsequently downloads a 3D model (with video and/or audio effects) that users see on their smartphone devices (or hear in headphones).

3.Depending on the app's functionality, users interact with 3D models.

Que. 3. How can I make advantage of augmented reality?

Ans.3. AR may be used in a variety of ways. The most frequent are:

1.Modeling and design of products

2.Trade exhibitions and events

3.Configurators and showrooms

4.AR games and toys

5.E-learning and training

Que. 4. What is the cost of an AR?

Ans.4. The cost is exactly proportional to the hourly rate of the development team. The cost also depends on the number of functions that we want in the app. A basic AR app with few functions costs around $2500.

It is important to contract an experienced team to ensure that both business logic and 3D visuals run properly. Because an AR app is another shop window, it must showcase your items in the best possible light.

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About Writer

Swapnil Chouhan is Founder of Optimum Technical Labs LLP

Swapnil Chouhan is Founder of Optimum Technical Labs LLP, Worked on Several mobile app development projects, He writes about it.

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