Never heard of Google Cardboard? It’s a low-cost, simple way to use VR in your museum!
Learn about the basics of Google Cardboard
Check out Google’s Cardboard website and Amazon for where can you buy Cardboard!
Looking to use Cardboard for education? Check out the list below for some of the best Cardboard education-related apps. Check back often as we will be updating the list as new apps are released.
Official Google Cardboard app – FREE – Android/iOS
An introduction Cardboard. Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. The Cardboard app helps you launch your favorite VR experiences, discover new apps, and set up a viewer.
Try out a set of included demos as well:
• Earth: Fly where your fancy takes you on Google Earth.
• Tour Guide: Visit Versailles with a local guide.
• My Videos: Watch your videos on a massive screen.
• Exhibit: Examine cultural artifacts from every angle.
Titans of Space – FREE – Android/iOS
Titans of Space® is a short guided tour of our planets and a few stars in virtual reality
The Wild Within – FREE – Android
Destination B.C.’s The Wild Within is an interactive, 360* video that allows travellers to experience the pristine coastal wilderness of British Columbia, Canada in a truly immersive way using Google Cardboard.
Orbulus – FREE – Android/iOS
A basic image viewing app. Travel the world, stand on Mars, experience the magic of King Arthurs Glastonbury Tor, visit the Salt Flats, experience New Year’s Fireworks on Hong Kong Harbour or chill looking at the Northern Lights.