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Question Getting camera feed texture

Discussion in 'Unity MARS' started by Katerpilet, Nov 16, 2021.

  1. Katerpilet

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    Trying to get camera feed texture using IUsesCameraTexture and this.GetCameraTexture(), but rendering it to screen seems to always show as white. I'm using URP and 2020.3 w/ latest MARS. Is there any other special configuration I need
     
  2. jmunozar

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    Hey there!

    Interesting; Do you get the same problems if you are not using URP ?
     
  3. CiaranWills

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    Which platform is this on?
     
  4. Katerpilet

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    I got the IUsesCameraTexture working on Android (both URP and Standard), but it wasn't working on iOS for me. The ARCameraManager method works in conjunction with MARS on both platforms, so I ended up using that.
     
  5. CiaranWills

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    Ok - interesting to know that it isn't working on iOS, we'll look into that.

    And as you found, MARS can coexist with AR Foundation managers in your project so you can also use those.
     
  6. CiaranWills

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    Confirmed that this is a bug in MARS with AR Foundation 4. A fix is coming, but the workarounds are to either use AR Foundation 3 or to use the ARCameraManager directly.
     
  7. Realift

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    Can you explain how to get the ARCameraManager directly?
     
  8. CiaranWills

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    You can just have one in your scene (and other AR Foundation components) and MARS will use them instead of creating it's own.
     
  9. azevedco

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    Hi CiaranWills,
    It seems this is still an issue that i'm experiencing with my project for iOS, yet running as intended for Android.
    Unity 2020.3.12
    URP
    MARS 1.3.1

    Is there a status update on this fix?

    I've tried switching out some systems to utilize the AR Foundation components but was given an error from the MARS Session component, should that just be removed?

    Cheers!
     
  10. CiaranWills

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    What is the error you see?
     
  11. azevedco

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    Thanks for your response!
    Haven't really looked out for an error, is it something that would be shown in XCode since this only occurs on iOS builds?
     
  12. CiaranWills

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    Yeah, when you build and run from xcode you should see messages in the xcode console.
     
  13. azevedco

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    We're currently getting the following error message from xCode:
    Code (CSharp):
    1. NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
    2. at Unity.MARS.Providers.IUsesCameraTextureMethods.GetCameraTexture (Unity.MARS.Providers.IUsesCameraTexture obj) [0x00000] in <00000000000000000000000000000000>:0
    3. at Unit9.UserMarsMirror.LateUpdate () [0x00000] in <00000000000000000000000000000000>:0
     
  14. CiaranWills

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    Interesting - you don't see this error?
    Code (CSharp):
    1. Metal: Error creating pipeline state (Unlit/ARKitBackground): depthAttachmentPixelFormat is not valid and shader writes to depth