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Borrow Equipment

Check out equipment such as Mac adapters, Google cardboard, calculators, audio recorders, headphones, and more from the duPont-Ball Library. Some items may not leave the library building.

Google Cardboard

duPont-Ball Library has two Google Cardboard kits available for 7-day checkout

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mount for a smartphone. Named for its fold-out cardboard viewer, the platform is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR applications.

The hardware side of Google Cardboard uses low-cost viewers, with the reference design made of foldable cardboard (hence the name,) 45mm plastic lenses and a magnet or capacitive-taped lever to operate the screen. Once you get everything folded into the right configuration (most kits come pre folded and assembled) you slip your phone into the front of the viewer (usually held in place by Velcro or rubber bands) and run an app designed to work with Cardboard.

Popular Apps from the Google Play Store:

  • Titans of Space – an interactive tour of space
  • VRSE – documentary films
  • Roller Coaster VR – a VR roller coaster experience
  • Cardboard Camera – take and view 3D images with your phone
  • YouTube – watch 360 video content

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