How do I make cardboard VR goggles like Google has at I/O for my Android phone?

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I thought it was a joke when I first saw a photo or VR goggles that are made out of cardboard, but apparently it’s a real thing, and actually uses the gyroscope on the phone and splits your field of vision for a cut-rate VR experience. I’m ready to order a pizza and start cutting, but some instructions would make it much easier.

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wstark
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You are also going to need the app: https://developers.google.com/cardboard/

jhotz
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I found the instructions and was going to make them, but it looked like a bit more of a craft project than I wanted to commit too. Luckily, if you are lazy, you can order a precut kit from DODOcase...which I just did. It costs about $25 with shipping. 

 

If you are feeling crafty, here are the instructions:  https://gweb-cardboard.appspot.com/downloads/cardboard_design_v1.0.zip 

 

If you have $25 burning a hole in your pocket:

http://www.dodocase.com/products/google-cardboard-vr-goggle-toolkit 

jimlynch
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Looks like you've already gotten some good answers. The Register has an article about Google's cardboard VR that you might find interesting:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/26/google_cardboard/

catamount
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Another company called knoxlabs is offering a kit for $19 without an NFC tag and $24 with one. They do say that you should be prepared to wait 4-7 weeks for it. http://www.knoxlabs.com/ 

Getgooglecardboard
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Get them online at www.getgooglecardboard.com. They're in stock and we ship in 5 business days or less, and shipping time is 2-3 business days

Chelsea Shaffer
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Well, you don't have to order any pizza's to start cutting! Heck, you don't even have to cut this stuff yourself! Go to www.googlecardboard.com where they sell pre-cuts for cheaper prices than ordering a pizza! Sure, you wont get any food for it, but you'll get some of the best crafted cardboard for your google experience. 

Kamay Dilemma-Chick Tucker
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Google cardboards are sold on http://www.googlecardboard.com/

Kamay Dilemma-Chick Tucker
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Google cardboards are sold on http://www.googlecardboard.com/

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