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Introduction to Cardboard – Accessible Virtual Reality

Track this Workshop

In this workshop, Connie Leung will guide participants through the construction of a cardboard unit, walk through connecting the device to the cardboard app and to Google Streetview and help participants troubleshoot their construction. A limited number of cardboard kits will be available, so teams will share kits. In order to have the kit up and running, you must have the android operating system and an internet-enabled mobile phone. These are not required to attend but are required to fully participate

Key Take Aways

  • What cardboard is
  • How to build a cardboard unit
  • How to connect the unit to the cardboard app on a mobile phone
  • How to use Google Street View
  • The accessibility benefits and civic tech benefits
Beginner Maker & Hacker Workshop

Q: What do I get out of volunteering?

What don’t you get?! You’ll be part of Toronto’s coolest digital media community, attend some great sessions and meet awesome people. We make sure volunteers have the opportunity to attend the event and get the most out of it for themselves too! Not to mention, there’s the opportunity to network with a marketers, community managers, podcasters and more. And of course, you’ll get a fine addition to your resume and we’re happy to give you a reference!

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