ARToolkitVuforiaARmediaXZIMGKudan AR EngineWikitude
TypeOpen SourceFree + Commercial SDK optionFree + Commercial SDK optionFree + Commercial SDK optionFree + Commercial SDK optionFree + Commercial SDK option
iOSYesYesYesYesYesYes
AndroidYesYesYesYesYesYes
MarkerYes BasicYes Advanced + VUMarkYesYesYesYes Advanced
NaturalFeatureYesYesYesYesYesYes
Windows MobileYesYes Vuforia now available for windows app dev & also for MS Hololens- SoonYesYes
WebNoYesYes HTML5No
PC/Mac/LinuxPC/Mac/LinuxARmedia supports PC/Mac and Linuxvia Unity/NativeCros-platform development Unity3D
3D Object TrackingNoYes Only on box and cylinder and small size 3D objects tooYesYes BetaYes SLAMYes
GPSYesYesYesYes
IMU SensorsYesYesYesYes
VisualSearchYesYesYes unlimited local visual search (no network connection required)Yes Cloud Recognition and Offline (on device)
FaceTrackingNoNoYes- Extensible with FT/FR Plugins- Face Detection
ContentAPIYes With Vuforia CloudYesYes with Wikitude Studio and Cloud Recognition
Unity (3D)YesYesYesYesYes With SLAMYes 3D Tracking Included
Plugins APIIntegration with 3D party libraries available
Websitehttp://artoolkit.org/https://developer.vuforia.com/http://www.inglobetechnologies.com/http://www.xzimg.comhttp://www.kudan.eu/http://www.wikitude.com
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