Instructions & Tutorials

******NOTICE--- CreatAR is no longer working :(

We are making a new app called playAR- more info soon...



Download creatAR here on your smartphone or tablet http://www.layar.com/layers/creatar/
tutorials
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video tutorials 

1. how to download and launch the app

2. how to make things 3. how to edit things that you make  

4. how to make yourself with augmented reality  
5. how to upload any image with Augmented Reality :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
creatAR instructions
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How to use-

1. Load the creatAR app

2. The create page should load. There will be a white text field in the middle of the page.
Type the object you want and hit the "create" button.
Your object should load in front of you.

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To create a 2nd object-

1. click on the menu tab [bottom right]

2. click on the "list" tab [middle bottom]

3. the list will appear- choose "CREATE IT" from the list.

4. The create page should load. There will be a white text field in the middle of the page.
Type the object you want and hit the "create" button.
Your object should load in front of you.

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To edit objects-

1. Click on the object [it may appear very small depending on the type of phone you have].

2. After clicking a dialogue box will appear with an edit button. Click on the edit button.

3 An edit menu should appear allowing you to delete, move and scale the object you chose. 
When using the edit menu click one time and wait. It might take 3-4 seconds. Then you should see the world view again and you will see your object update. 

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Upload you own!!!

Upload your image here-
http://augmentedrealitynyc.org/ar/upload.php
png 8 is best-
image size ---  512 x 512 pixels is best
small size = no crash

To create what you uploaded-

Go to the create page-
type the exact name u gave it- [make it unique]-
file name --- markshamburger.png
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type  ---  markshamburger

If the name is one word it eliminates some issues
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You might have to make it bigger once to see it-
select it form the list-
click edit
make it bigger


***3D models can also be uploaded but must be in .l3d format.
Under 20,000 poly's triangulated- or it will crash...
You can convert obj models into .l3d models here-
http://public.layar.com/downloads/Layar3DModelConverter.jnlp 


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PROBLEMS

If creatAR starts crashing-
You have to delete objects - 

If you add too many objects it will start crashing and can be tough to
restart-
 

Click on an object you wish to remove. 
Click edit
Click delete. 

Remove 2-3 objects then test - 
Give it a little time, this technology is not perfect ^^...yet!




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