frequently asked questions

What is linkAR?

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linkAR is the ARLab community for mobile developers interested on building great application leveraging the power of Augmented Reality technologies.
The linkAR community is the place the developers can access the store to buy AR SDK's, share information, applications, ideas and features and access to powerful resources and documentation.

What products can I get from linkAR?

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ARLab products, APIs and SDKs are available only in the store built inside the community.
From linkAR any developer can fast register and buy any of the ARLab products .

What are the services linkAR provides?

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Once you are a registered developer in the linkAR community you can access several services enabled or disabled according to your user AR-points.
We are constantly adding services in order to push forward and give value to the community. Some examples are: Technical Wiki, getting started guides, video tutorials, web services to train image recognition or white papers.
Check the "rewards" section on your home page to get a detailed list of available services

I am an independent developer, what can I do with ARLab product and licenses?

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If you are and independent developer and you want to release a killer app and publish it in Google Play or in the Apple Store you can acquire any of hour developer licences per app and platform. Those licenses are associated to the bundle id or package name of your app.
If you want to develop a project for a third party, you should get the pro version. This version will give you access to unlimited api keys during one year for the specific product and platform you bought. You will also get premium support during one year that consists on having our developer team at your disposal answering to your question within 24 hour max.

ARLab App license

We are a software company, what can we do with ARLab product and licenses?

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If you are a start up, a medium or big company and you want to release a killer app and publish it in Google Play or in the Apple Store you can acquire any of hour developer licences per app and platform. Those licenses are associated to the bundle id or package name of your app.
If you want to develop a project for a third party, you should get the pro version. This version will give you access to unlimited api keys during one year for the specific product and platform you bought. You will also get premium support during one year that consists on having our developer team at your disposal answering to your question within 24 hour max.

ARLab Pro license

Do I need to register in the community in order to buy commercial licenses?

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Yes, the ARLab store with the different SDKs is inside the linkAR community and you need to register in order to buy commercial licenses.
Anyway you are not forced to participate in the community and you can just register, buy your licenses and never come back again if that is your wish.

What are the linkAR community points?

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AR points are units every community user obtains based on his or her activity in the group.
This points are use to unlock access to services, content or tools in your home page.

How can I get points?

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Points are assigned to users based on their activity inside the community such as: creating applications, commenting other user applications or profiles, sharing ideas or participating in the Question & Answer forums.

Where can I access code and documentation in order to get started using the SDKs?

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Any user can access basic documentation in the developers wiki . More advanced documentation, tutorials and tools can be accessed in the "rewards" section in your home site.