What Is Google Cardboard or VR and How It Works ?

Google Cardboard brings immersive experiences to everyone in a simple and affordable way. Whether you fold your own or buy a Works with Google Cardboard certified viewer, you're just one step away from experiencing virtual reality on your smartphone. One million Cardboard viewers have been shipped worldwide and over 500 compatible apps are available on the Play store. But Google is not going to stop there. With a new-look Cardboard viewer and an ambitious vision to make sharing virtual reality experiences accessible to everyone, the tech giant is pushing the envelope of virtual reality.

If you’re not familiar with Cardboard and have big budget it’s similar to the Samsung Gear VR that was also launched. If that still doesn’t mean anything to you,

What Is Google Cardboard or VR

It’s a headset where you insert your smartphone in the front to act as both the display and the computing power for your virtual reality experience. Stereoscopic lenses in the headset then convert compatible apps, Movies and games running on your phone into immersive 3D worlds.

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What Is Difference Between Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR

The big difference between Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s Cardboard headset though is price. The Gear VR costs £200 and is only compatible with Samsung’s top-of-the-line phones, the Galaxy Edge 7, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S6. Cardboard, on the other hand, costs as little as £20 and works with any Android phone. So why is it so cheap? Well, as you may have guessed from its name, Google’s headset is made of cardboard. “Our goal with Cardboard was to make virtual reality available to everyone,” said Clay Bavor, On the Google Cardboard added some lenses and a rubber band. And amazingly enough, that was all you needed to turn your smartphone into a fully functional VR viewer.”

How Google Cardboard works -

How To Create Cardboard Yourself At Free Of Cost -

Google made the specifications for the headset totally open source. You can even download the Cardboard template for yourself and make your own, just visit google.com/cardboard And Follow The Intsruction and Build one for yourself.


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