Inside Google Cardboard's Brilliantly Simple Plan to Bring VR to the Masses

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MIT Technology Review reports on the history and future of Google Cardboard, the DIY virtual reality headset that turns almost any smartphone into a window to a virtual world.

“There is magic in the difference between your expectations and what it delivers,” says Clay Bavor, who leads Google's virtual reality team. “You already have this device in your pocket that, when you add some cardboard, turns into a good VR viewer.”