This Is What Affordable Virtual Reality Looks Like
The 'pocket oculus' aims to bring together an armada of non-professional content
Google Cardboard did well to democratize virtual reality. Using just a smartphone and inexpensive cardboard material to operate, the device is an economical alternative to the big contenders costing upwards of $600 a pop and further requiring high-end computers that’ll cost you super-extra. But in and of itself, the Google Cardboard has seemingly monopolized the affordable VR movement, with gimmicky headset spinoffs failing to reach anywhere near its success. Meet Pockulus, another inexpensive doorway into unknown worlds rooted in a slightly different approach.