Premium Cardboard VR Version 2 with:
- Export quality optical lenses
- Comfort cushion
- Shape cut protection sticker
- Detailed instruction leaflet
- High-reliability trigger mechanism
- Accurate QR code configuration
Thousands of free Google Cardboard apps available:
- VR photography
- Educational VR
- VR video
Check your phone compatibility before buying:
All iPhones from iPhone 4 upwards are compatible.
Android phones must have a gyro sensor to work. Install the app “EZE VR” from Google Play to check that your Android phone will work.
Things you can do with the Google Cardboard platform
Take and view virtual reality photos:
The free Cardboard Camera app for Google Cardboard lets you take panoramic 360° stereoscopic ( 3D ) photos with an included sound clip using just your phones standard camera.
You take a photo by turning through a full circle with the phone. The scene is recorded by the app and then software magic is used to turn it into a 3D panorama.
The virtual reality photos can be viewed and shared using the same Cardboard Camera app.
Tour the world with Google Street View:
The Google Street View app works with Google Cardboard so you can view all the millions of street view images from all over the world in your Google Cardboard based headset.
You can use the trigger on the Cardboard 2 VR headset to move around in Street View, so you can travel along streets in foreign cities and soak up the sights.
Watch 360° 3D videos on YouTube:
The YouTube app supports Google Cardboard. There is a large and growing catalogue of 360° and 360° 3D video on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. These videos are known as VR videos.
Teachers – use VR in the classroom with Google Expeditions:
Google Expeditions is a Google Cardboard based free app designed for use in the classroom.
The Google Expeditions app allows learners to each have a Cardboard VR headset with a suitable phone. The teacher can then control the pupils experience of the VR tours over a wifi connection, using the Expeditions app.
There are currently over 950 expeditions available, all free. Expeditions cover subjects as diverse as places of interest, human anatomy, career expeditions, museums and many more. Check out https://edu.google.com/expeditions/ for more information.
Virtual Reality Games:
There are literally thousands of VR games available on Google Play and the Apple App Store for Google Cardboard. Most of these games are free. Quality varies so we suggest looking at the user ratings and number of users to decide which ones are worth trying.
All of the above apps are available free on Google Play and the Apple App Store