Cardboard, Google I/O 2014 Curious Gift

There are always surprises at a Google event, and as we all know by now, every Google I/O It ends with a package of gifts for everyone in this case was composed of a clock with Android Wear, in addition to other bike 360 when this comes to market, and a strange card accompanied by a hashtag, #Cardboard, to leave because of him so curious gift prints.

As well, the secret behind the Cardboard It has already been discovered in Google Developers blog, and is nothing more than an exercise in design by a group of engineers who Google challenged to know What were able to get a piece of cardboard.

Finally we can say that it is of a rudimentary version of the augmented reality glasses in the purest style Oculus Rift, which is achieved following detailed assembly instructions included in the Cardboard.

The display of these glasses will be our smartphone, thanks to a hollow enabled to place it, and one application developed specifically for the Cardboard, software already available in Play Store If you’re one of the lucky holders of the strangeness of this Google I/O 2014 gift, but you can try it in the same way.

In the Workshop of virtual reality, which will be held tomorrow on the second day of Google I/O 2014 more details will be so that developers can work on their augmented reality applications, will now experience firsthand through the Cardboard.

Cardboard

  • Version of Android: from 4.1
  • Developer: Google Inc.
  • Download it in: Google Play
  • Price: Free
  • Category: Libraries & demo