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How to Create your Own Virtual Store in AR in 15 Minutes or Less

echoAR ( is a cloud platform for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps
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Looking to create your own virtual store? This virtual shopping demo created with Unity and echoAR is a great place to start. The full demo can also be found on echoAR’s GitHub.

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If you don’t have an echoAR API key yet, make sure to register for FREE at echoAR.


  • Clone this project and open in Unity
  • Set your echoAR API key in the echoAR prefab
  • Add the models from the models folder to the echoAR console
  • For each model, add the corresponding metadata from the metadata folder on the echoAR console


  • Press the ‘Play’ button on Unity

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  • Navigate through the scene using your mouse and keyboard
  • Clicking on a product or model will redirect you to the item page and simulate an add to cart action

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Learn more

Refer to our documentation to learn more about how to use Unity, AR Foundation, and echoAR.


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echoAR (; Techstars ’19) is a cloud platform for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) that provides tools and server-side infrastructure to help developers & companies quickly build and deploy AR/VR apps and experiences.

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