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Unity program to scan Name card and save into phone contact list:

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by jeemon, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. jeemon

    jeemon

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    Hi, Can I know how to go about storing the name and contact number into my contact list when the name card has been scanned. using Unity.

    I mean that, I need to create a Unity program to scan Name card and save that name and contact number into phone contact list:
     
  2. Schneider21

    Schneider21

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    It would not make sense to create an app like that with Unity. Unity is a game engine, and has significant overhead in its built apps, is more difficult to build UI with than other tool sets, and requires more effort to access the native APIs you'd need to use.

    Check out something like PhoneGap, Cordova, Ionic, or Xamarin.
     
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  3. jeemon

    jeemon

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    The app that I am building is an AR(Augmented Reality) app so I am using Unity and Vuforia, but I need to capture some information from the name card at the same time in the same app. Any solution?
     
  4. JeffDUnity3D

    JeffDUnity3D

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    I might recommend a Google search for "text recognition Vuforia"
     
  5. jeemon

    jeemon

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    Yes, I thought of that, But is it still supported?
     
  6. Ryiah

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    You'd have to ask Vuforia. It's their SDK.