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Free Preview: Explore VR With Google Cardboard

Introduction

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VR (virtual reality) is an exciting technology that promises new vistas of immersive experience. With the Google Cardboard SDK for Android, developing VR content for Cardboard has become much easier. Cardboard viewers are now readily available, with a host of apps already offering VR interaction.

In this short course, Envato Tuts+ instructor Sue Smith will show you how to set up the development environment for Cardboard on Android using Android Studio. You'll see how to get the Cardboard SDK for Android starter project up and running. Then, by exploring and hacking the sample code, you'll learn the essentials in Cardboard development, including OpenGL shape modeling and interaction through the Cardboard viewer. You'll see how to edit the graphics code and respond to a user looking at an object or pulling the trigger.