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Google VR Cardboard Toolkit: Mockulus Rift

by Lambert Varias
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At the 2014 Google I/O Conference, Google unveiled Cardboard, an inexpensive Android-based system for viewing and developing virtual reality and 3D content. As its name implies, it uses a cardboard base, along with other inexpensive items. However, if you don’t have the necessary parts at hand, it can still be a pain to create the headset. Thankfully a few companies such as DODOcase are now selling ready to assemble Cardboard kits.

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The images above are just screenshots of the original headset as shown on the Cardboard page. But if DODOcase got their hands on a sample kit then their offering should be equally functional. After you’ve assembled the headset, get a compatible Android smartphone – the Cardboard page has a list of supported phones – and the Cardboard app. Here’s CNET’s brief test of Cardboard:

DODOcase is selling the kit for $20 (USD) to $25; the extra $5 gets you an NFC tag. DODOcase estimates that it will set you back around $45 if you buy the materials separately. Add the extra time and effort you’ll save on gathering the parts and the kit sounds like a great deal. You can learn more about Cardboard on Google’s Developers site. You can also watch Google’s presentation about Cardboard on YouTube, which actually mentions DODOcase’s kit.

[via Reddit]

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