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Making Sense of Google Cardboard

Oct 31, 2015

There's a new piece of technology that looks deceptively simple. It's called Google Cardboard - the company's vision for low-cost virtual reality. It kind of looks like a pizza box that wraps around your smart phone.

Google’s Cardboard virtual reality is going to be shipped out to a million homes in the November 7 issue of the “New York Times.”

The cardboard headsets will go out with the physical copy of the “Times,” while established digital subscribers and Times Insiders will also get copies.

We talk with Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies on just what the possible implications are for Google Cardboard.

Watch Will and Norm from Tested test out Google Cardboard: