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How to experience Virtual Reality on your own Smartphone ?

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Google Cardboard

Now you can experience virtual reality in a very inexpensive way.A group of enthusiasts at Google have made it possible. They experimented with the smartphones, to provide us with a simple and cheap way to experience it. These days everyone has a smartphone, this might be the reason they came up with this project.

In the past few years, Virtual Reality has made notable progress. But, it still requires specialized hardware and software. So, Google came up with this project - Cardboard. It's goal is to provide everyone the experience of virtual reality in a simple, fun, and cheapest way.

Google's Cardboard project resulted a headset type box and an IDE which makes developing software for it very simple.

What things you need to make it on your own ?

Good side is that, you can make it  by using everyday items. Here's a list of the things you need. You could check out more details at Cardboard's website.
Making up google Cardboard
  1. Cardboard
  2. A pair of Lenses
  3. Magnets
  4. Velcro
  5. Rubber-band
  6. Code software with experimental Cardboard's toolkit.
This project was started by David Coz and Damien Henry at Google Cultural Institute in Paris
  • To make Cardboard work for you, your phone need's to be running android 4.1+.
  • It work's for you even if you wear glasses.
  • You should have Cardboard app installed. It's Obvious, no need to say.
You can use extra large Pizza box to make your Cardboard.

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