Google offers two mobile VR platforms, Daydream and Cardboard.
- Daydream features high quality mobile VR, ideal for immersive, longer-form experiences.
- Daydream Standalone features powerful, immersive, mobile VR without the need for a phone.
- Cardboard features affordable, light-weight, hardware that's easy to hop into, making it perfect for quicker VR experiences.
Development in VR requires understanding a number of VR-specific concepts.
- Asynchronous reprojection: Learn how Daydream and Daydream Standalone maintain a comfortable, fluid experience even when frames drop.
- WorldSense tracking: Learn how Daydream Standalone tracks the user's head position relative to the virtual world.
- 3DOF vs 6DOF: Learn about the differences between 3DOF and 6DOF platforms.
Learn more about the technologies that power great VR experiences both with and without a headset.
- 360° media is a way to enhance traditional apps with immersive content.
- Controllers: Learn how the Daydream Controller enables you to explore VR environments.
- Seurat: Seurat is a scene simplification technology that enables you to take complex 3D scenes and render them efficiently on mobile 6DOF VR systems.
- Resonance Audio is powerful spatial audio technology critical to realistic experiences for AR and VR.