Cardboard Camera brings your photos to life when you view them with Daydream!
Cardboard Camera lets you take a panorama photo of the world around you, and then renders it into a format that can be viewed in VR. This means that you can strap on your Daydream View, and relive those awesome moments, complete with audio and depth.
Here’s how to get the best photos with this app!
What is Cardboard Camera?
Cardboard Camera is almost exactly what it says. It’s a camera that allows you to take photos with your phone, which are then saved in a way which allows them to be viewed from within VR. This includes the ambient sound going on around you, as well as exactly what you took a picture of. That includes depth too, so near things look near, and items in the distance appear as far away as they were when you took the photo itself.
You’ll be able to take photos from within the app, and as soon as they save you can view them in VR. It does take a few minutes for your phone to process the photo so it’s available for viewing but it is well worth the wait. When you take a photo, you’ll very slowly swivel around to capture a panorama of what is going on around you. The photo will only contain what your camera can see as you take the photo, so be sure that you’ve got things lined up the way you want them.
You can even send your favorite photos from within the app to your friends.
There are also few things to remember here. You’ll want to move your phone at a slow but steady pace when taking the photo. This means if you’re anything like me and have hands that shake, you’ll want to use a