Questions tagged [google-cardboard]

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mount for a smartphone.

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Can everything be made cardboard-compatible?

I had a lot of text here but I wrote the tl;dr and realized it said everything the paragraphs did: it's obviously possible to use cardboard for whatever, with relatively minor modifications, so, is ...
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3D using VR headset in Nokia 3

So let's say I have got a split screen 3D video. My Google search results told me that if I just play it in VLC in my Nokia 3 and use a VR headset, I will get 3D experience. However when I play 360 ...
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Is it possible to simulate a gyroscope using the camera?

The title says it all. So, basically, I want to know if it would be possible to use the camera as a gyroscope, similar to how panorama mode works in most android devices. That's also the kind of ...
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Can Google Daydream View function as a Cardboard for unsupported phones?

I have the $79 I need to buy a Daydream View, but not the $650 to buy a Pixel to go along with it. My current phone is a Galaxy S7. (Don't tell me to just get a Gear VR. That's not what I'm asking.) ...
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Switch between normal and split-screen (vr mode)

I have a virtual reality (VR) headset: How can I change the mode of the phone so that I can use the phone and all the normal phone apps while wearing the VR headset? In other words I need to switch ...
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Google Cardboard video gets paused automatically

I just bought a new Google Cardboard and downloaded the official Google Cardboard app. The problem is when I play videos in the Google Cardboard app they are pausing automatically, which is very ...
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A Cardboard Performance Problem

I selected Sony Z1, HTC E9+ and Redmi Note2 for Cardboard App performance test. Before this test, I supposed the Cardboard App could get the good performance on HTC E9+ (it has a high score on ...
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Will google cardboard work with my phone?

How do i know if google cardboard will work with my phone or not? I have a gionee p3s. It has magnetic sensor, accelerometer, light sensor and proximity sensor.
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is there a cardboard/VR emulator available?

i need to check out the content of some VR apps, but i dont have a set of VR glasses. is there any app or emulator or anything that can just show me the split 2-D views side by side? i dont need the "...
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Can I use Google Cardboard as a normal display?

Can I write a message using Google Cardboard? Or, can I use Cardboard as I use the phone's display? Or, can I get normal text displayed in Cardboard? What I am looking for is the possibility to ...
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Navigate your Android with Cardboard

Can I view my phone with the screen split-duplicated and turned sideways (for use with Cardboard)? I have a controller for navigation. I am looking to run regular apps, see my regular homescreen, etc....
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Google Cardboard with 4.5 inch smartphone

Has anyone tried the Google Cardboard (the carton equipment and the relative software from Play Store) with an android device of 4.5 inches like Moto G 1st gen? (I have the LTE - XT1039 version, so, ...
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Do I have to buy or need a 3D-enabled phone to use Google Cardboard?

Google cardboard comes with 3D glasses. Does that mean that we will be able to watch 3D videos using a smartphone like the Moto-G (1st edition) which is not 3D enabled?
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Is it possible to simulate touch without root?

Is there any way to simulate a touch (anywhere) on the screen without root? If not, is there any other way I can perform a cardboard 'select' action without magnet support, or opening up my cardboard ...
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Google Cardboard magnet not working with Nexus 4

I have bought Google Cardboard for my Nexus 4, but its side magnet to go inside the apps is not working. I don't know what's wrong. Can anyone help me?
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How do I use VR on my HTC 816?

I installed Cardboard, now what to do next?
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Can I use Google Cardboard with non-NFC phones?

I have recently got a hold of new phone which has 5 inch Full HD screen, so the first thing that I wanted to do is checking out the Google Cardboard VR. But I recently learnt that my phone doesn't ...