Google announces sale of 5 million units of virtual reality glasses Cardboard

Jan

29

2016

Google Inc. said on Wednesday it shipped more than 5 million units of glasses “Google Board Card” Google Cardboard, a simple-to-wear spectacles are offer users the possibility of virtual reality techniques through the experience of portable applications.

She said the company, which was launched Glasses “Card Board” the first time the middle of 2014, there were more than 25 million downloads glasses for special applications from the App Store of its “Google Play”.

Google did not pay the utmost importance to the field of virtual reality during the last period, but announced earlier this month that it has established a new section specializing in this area, what appeared to be a new push them to enter the market has become strongly attracts many.

The company had announced in May / May last for a partnership with the “GoPro”, a company that specializes in sports cameras industry, so as to develop display technology in 360-degree virtual reality, using a new technique developed by Google.

In November last, Google said that the participation of the famous site YouTube videos has become a virtual reality video support, allowing users to experience this technique by using their smart phones or glasses VR simple “card board” Cardboard developed by the company itself.

It is noteworthy that virtual reality “Ookolos” company, which acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $ two billion, has announced the beginning of January this open the door of the demand for pre-glasses “Rift” Rift priced at $ 599.

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