During this years Google I/O event back in June Google revealed an environmentally friendly DIY Google cardboard VR (virtual reality) device that allows you to view VR demonstrations and content using your Android smartphone device.
If you didn’t attend the Google 2014 developer event but would still like to get your hands on one of the cardboard virtual reality enclosures. You will be pleased to know that a similar device is now available to purchase from the Tiny Deal website for just $3.66 or £2.03 with shipping included.
The cardboard die-cut design might not be a competitor to the likes of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset which is currently under development and available to purchase by developers for around $350. Or Sony Project Morpheus but the cardboard creation does provide a unique and cost-effective way of viewing virtual reality content using the power of your smartphone to carry out the processing required.
The DIY cardboard VR device come supplied with the magnets and resin lenses that are required to complete the construction and use the companion applications, and is suitable for smartphones up to 5.5 inches in size.
For more details on the DIY cardboard virtual reality casing jump over to the Tiny Deal website for full specifications and the ability to order. Compatibility includes : iPhone, Samsung Phones, Google Nexus 4/ 5/ 6, HTC One, Xiaomi Mi3 and others. Purchase yours here or for more information on the original jump over ot the Google website here.