Project Concept

With Vuforia Studio you can author compelling Augmented Reality experiences quickly in our rapid development environment.

In this exercise, you'll combine 3D CAD models and 2D Widgets into an Experience that displays on mobile devices.

Project Info

Type Quickstart
Level Beginner
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published October 16, 2018
Author Amanda Zupfer

You'll learn how to

    • Add a 3D model to an Experience
    • Add 2D widgets to an Experience
    • Bind the 2D widgets to the model
    • Bind ThingWorx Foundation data to a 3D widget
    • View an Experience
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Things used in this project


Before you can complete this activity, you must have the following:

  • Vuforia Studio installed

    NOTE: If you have never used Vuforia Studio before, follow the steps in the Get Started with Vuforia Studio guide before proceeding with this Quickstart.

  • Access to an Experience Service to publish your Experience to (this is setup by default with the Studio Trial)
  • A CAD model file (for supported file formats, see Supported CAD File Formats.
  • A printer to print your ThingMark

If you don’t have a CAD model file, you can get one from GrabCAD.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: Create Project and Add a CAD Model
  • Step 2: Add 2D Widgets
  • Step 3: Bind 2D Widget to CAD Model
  • Step 4: Add ThingWorx Data to Bind to a Widget
  • Step 5: View Experience
  • Step 6: Next Steps