Deconstructing Google Cardboard Apps by Michael Vaissiere, Mike Pasamonik, Oleksandr Popov, Peter

By Michael Vaissiere, Mike Pasamonik, Oleksandr Popov, Peter Bickhofe, Troy Mott

Google Cardboard is among the so much available how you can event digital truth this day. This publication introduces builders to this intriguing new platform utilizing either the card Android SDK and the card cohesion SDK. From developing the environment and immersion of a digital panorama, to utilizing a phone digicam to layer worlds with assorted filters, taking pictures and controlling speech, optimizing photos, or even selling your app within the Google Play shop, this booklet will supply builders with every thing they should effectively construct Google Cardboard purposes. every one writer deconstructs their Cardboard app that has been effectively released, utilizing it because the instance of their bankruptcy and telling their story.

This ebook exhibits builders how one can create Google Cardboard apps, with authors deconstructing their effectively released Cardboard apps within the booklet, jogging them via ideas utilizing their apps as examples.

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Its ease of use and affordability, coupled with the fact that it works with phones means that almost anyone can now be transported into virtual worlds. The platform was updated at this year’s Google I/O and was extended to iPhones, with many companies on board including YouTube and GoPro. Even educators can now take entire classrooms on virtual field trips anywhere in the world with the new Expeditions initiative. This means that Google Cardboard is an exciting platform for developers, and this book will introduce developers to this new market utilizing both the Cardboard Android SDK and the Cardboard Unity SDK.

It’s not necessarily a reality. ” What should we call it then? Well, that’s not the point here, but if you ask I would have come up with something like intertwined reality. That would suggest that what you experience in virtual worlds (as opposed to real worlds) is deeply linked to the events of your life. That would also suggest that what you feel inside this world is as real as anything. Furthermore, as far as I can tell, anything you experience is just plain real. It is just that sometimes this experience is partly created by some machine.

The “Huh” effect And then, a quarter of an hour passed. A quarter during which I tested 3D videos in YouTube, watched “Windy day” twice, and looked for a few places in Google Earth. Then I said to myself, “Okay, that’s cool but looking is not enough! ” So, here I am, thinking that the Google Cardboard official application is probably just a demonstrator, that the thing is so cool and that there must be plenty of content in the Play Store, but to my surprise, there was not. What’s even worse is that after downloading all of the VR applications that seemed to have potential, I quickly came to the conclusion that none of them would ever let me move, or at least not without a Bluetooth controller.

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