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Google Cardboard – A Virtual Reality for SmartPhone

Here is all you need to know about Google new Technology & Innovation, Recently Google Launched Google Cardboard on  Google I/O Annual Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Google also introduces many of its Android Products, Technology in the Google I/O ( Google Input/ Output).  Sundar Pichai the Sr. Vice president of Android & Chrome announced the Google Cardboard Project. He said the Google Cardboard is based on the virtual reality of smart Phone. The Project Came for everyone around the world to experience the Virtual Reality in Simple, Fun, Easy, Cost effective, that is in inexpensive way for your Smart Phone. On Google I/O Event many off the attendee tried their hands on Google cardboard at the event.

Well, What is Google Card Board? ^_^

Google Cardboard is a Google Project to make VR (Virtual Reality) accessible to everyone across the globe on their Smart Phone with very, Simple, fun & Inexpensive way. The Google Cardboard is not very costly it is very simple to design.

Click Here to Download Official Google Cardboard App Now & Experience the VR with your Smartphone with this app.  straight from the Play Store(The Google Cardboard app is nearly 188MB to download)

Also, CLICK HERE to Check Out some Chrome Experiments for the better cool Experience on VR (Virtual Reality).

Know about Hardware:
How to Design you own Google Cardboard: it’s very Easy !!!

  • Cardboard
  • Lenses (Biconvex Lenses)
  • Magnets (neodymium ring & ceramic disk Magnets)
  • Velcro
  • Rubber Band
  • NFC Tag
  • Ruler
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Laser Cutter or X-acto Knife

You can Buy all these Stuffs from a store near you or you can buy at Amazon (Click to Buy now).

Here is the what you need to buy to build your own Google cardboard easily watch out the below picture 🙂

Google cardboard
Things to make Google cardboard.

 

Software used in Google Cardboard:

Google also provided an open Source software, where you can code yourself for your google cardboard by Using Google VR Tool Kit. Download Here the .jar file of VR Tool Kit JAR

Which Android Version & Phone Google Cardboard Supports?

Google Cardboard will support on Android 4.2 or Above. and also they should Support NFC.
Google also tested some of the phone to check the Smartphone compatibility which support google Cardboard.
Motorola Moto X
Motorola Moto G
Google Nexus 4 & 5
HTC One
Samsung galaxy S3,S4&S5

You can check the Detailed View on Google cardboard here at  https://gweb-cardboard.appspot.com or  https://developers.google.com/cardboard/
Meanwhile make your own & design your Google cardboard & Experience the new VR World

Google Cardboard
Google Cardboard

 

Some People Checked Out their hands on Google cardboard at Google I/O 2014.

A Girl Checking Out Google Cardboard :) - Pic by mashable.com
A Girl Checking Out Google Cardboard 🙂 – Pic by mashable.com

SOURCE: Google

 

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Yatharth Singh is a Founder of Engineers Corner and many more Online Blogs & Websites. He is a Electronics & Communication Engineer. He loves Blogging, Surfing web, Photography & a technology freak. You can Contact him on Below Networks.

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