03 Jul '14, 4am

Successfully re-created Google Cardboard VR headset, with materials easily found

Successfully re-created Google Cardboard VR headset, with materials easily found

When Google announced the Google Cardboard as a gift to those who attended Google I/O and found out that the specs were all available, I was excited to try creating one from what I can get my hands on. Firstly, I had to create the cardboard body which E Flute was recommended. I had no idea what that was, so I took one of those boxes that stored A4 printer paper and ripped it apart. Do note that it has to be thin cardboard (about 1.6mm thick) in order to fold it properly. Next up, was cutting it out and folding it. That was the simple part. Piecing everything together took a little bit of a trick to fold the cardboard. I used 2 metal rulers, one on top and the other below to create my own makeshift cardboard folder. Don’t worry that the holes doesn’t fit properly. I just used lots of tape and velcro to hold the thing together. Even a rubber band just to keep it in place. Ne...

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