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Feature Request PC Support (Robot Vision)

Discussion in 'Unity MARS' started by xploreygames, Jun 8, 2023.

  1. xploreygames


    Jun 14, 2020
    I'm curious if anyone has considered using Mars for robotic vision (building an internal map of floors/walls/objects)?

    I wonder if Unity would consider supporting PC cameras for this end?

    It could also be nice to test with a webcam in the editor to get a better feel (the simulator seems ok, but testing through a camera seems even better).

    Just trying Mars out to see if there is any use, but these seem like major use-cases or improvements from my perspective.
  2. CiaranWills


    Unity Technologies

    Apr 24, 2020
    Mars relies on the underlying platform (ARCore, ARKit etc) for scene data so to make this work with a PC webcam would require implementing plane detection etc for the webcam feed. The hooks are there in Mars to do this, but require implementing the required computer vision parts.