Target Management

This guide gives you an overview of how to create a target collection that you can use to detect and track images within your augmented reality experience.

In general the conversion can be done via three different tools:

  1. Web Target Manager Tool: A browser based tool to convert your images to a wtc file. You can find the tool under: You need your free developer account to log-in. This tool is described in more detail on further belwo
  2. Targets API: A RESTful API to convert images.
  3. Targets Enterprise Script: A binary shell script available for Mac OS X and Linux converting images to target collections. Pleases contact Wikitude Sales team for technical requirements and pricing.

The following images describes the relationship between the above mentioned methods and the Wikitude Cloud Recognition Service, which is not scope of this documentation.


Web Target Manager

Add a new project

Add new project

Add target images to your own project

Target images

If you add your own target images you need the target name to set them in AR.Trackable2DObject.

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General advice for reference images

Create a target collection

Target images

Target images

Use the target collection in your ARchitect World

Look at one of the client recognition examples or refer to the JavaScript API reference of AR.ClientTracker for instructions on how to use the created target collection for augmentations in your ARchitect Worlds.