Here’s a non-music related post. I got a google cardboard kit last night and it’s very cool. I see a lot of potential for it — finally I can play with a cheap version of the Oculus Rift. The google demo is fun, and the immersive ‘Sisters’ game is terrifying and fun. Seeing google’s chrome experiments for cardboard to use a mobile web browser for VR blew me away.
Tonight, I whipped up a quick hack for viewing an STL file, common for 3D printing, with google cardboard using three.js:
It comes with a wedding cake-topper STL file my wife and I designed.
On desktop, you will see the model spinning. On mobile or in cardboard, you will just see white initially – it relies on your phone’s orientation, so you’ll need to find the model — it may be behind you.
It uses Jaanga’s Cardboard demo:
The github source is here: