Google Brings ‘Cardboard’ Virtual Truth Headset to iOS With New SDK, iPhone App

Google in 2014 debuted Google Cardboard, an economical virtual fact platform that integrated a cardboard install and lens with a smartphone to create a virtual truth headset.

Up till today, Google Cardboard has actually just been available for Android users, however at its Google I/O event, Google announced a brand-new Google Cardboard app for iOS. The new app lets the Cardboard system deal with Apple’s iPhones for the very first time.

With a Cardboard viewer and an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus, the Cardboard app can be used to check out virtual environments, use a virtual kaleidoscope, view 3D objects in a virtual museum, and take hikes through cities worldwide.

Google likewise announced a brand-new version of Cardboard at its I/O occasion, which can accommodate phones as huge as six inches. It likewise has a new activation “switch” that is constructed of cardboard rather of magnets, allowing it to deal with all phones.

There are numerous third-party business that have actually built Cardboard viewers based upon Google’s Cardboard specifications, which can be purchased at costs that start at $$ 20. Google likewise provides guidelines that let users make their own Cardboard headsets.

Google Cardboard can be downloaded from the App Store totally free.  [Direct Link]

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