Google’s new Virtual Reality project titled “Google Cardboard” is beginning to turn some heads. When folded, glued and velcro’d correctly this little piece of corrugate can take a 360 video and bring it to life. Yes, you heard that correctly. Virtual Reality through a well diecut piece of corrugate and your cellphone. How does it work?
Yup. That simple.
Now that the top brands of the world are embracing the technology, UP is the only direction this can go! We here at IODP applaud the fact that it is created with a piece of corrugate instead of injection molded plastic or metal. Kudos to Google on that front.
It arrives to your doorstep looking like this –
and within seconds you can immerse yourself in 360 degree panoramics, youtubestreetview and MORE. Here is a pretty quick walkthrought of how it works
Want to pick up one of these corrugate headsets for yourself?
Cheap and easy – straight from google
All of the viewers here carry the Works with Google Cardboard badge, which means they work with your Cardboard apps. So find the viewer that fits you (and your smartphone) best, then enjoy your favorite immersive experiences.
The new Cardboard was unveiled at Google I/O 2015. It supports larger phones with screens up to 6 inches. It has a new button that works with any phone. And it assembles (and disassembles) in just 3 steps. Like the first Cardboard, it’s still about VR for everyone.
What do you think about this little piece of corrugate – game changer or hokey toy? Let us know your thoughts below!
~Source: Google Cardboard