Stock in News: Google (NASDAQ GOOG) Brings In Virtual Reality For Google Maps

Google (NASDAQ GOOG) has just added new features to Google Cardboards. Google is now providing virtual reality support for Google Cardboard. Google Cardboard is a device which works with android based phones. It helps in creating virtual experience for its users. Users can get various versions of Google Cardboard from Google.

Google is trying to bring in Google Maps on the cardboard. This seems like an ambitious yet interesting project from Google. Users would be able to get a virtual reality experience of Google Maps through Google Cardboard. Google has already brought in the Street View feature in Google Maps. This feature has a look around button which helps the user explore the local area.

Using this feature with Google Cardboard would help the user get a feel of virtual reality. Generally the local area is projected on the screen and is shown through a screen split. With cardboard, the experience would be much more engrossing.

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Google had introduced Google Cardboard as a cheaper and a more exciting alternative to Oculus Rift. They introduced Cardboard recently in the Google I/O conference. Google seems to be high on the idea of Cardboard. They have already taken steps to make cardboard more user friendly and interesting.

Google recently created a developer tool kit for Google Cardboard. This was made to get more third party apps for the users, thereby making cardboard more interesting and useful. Some of the apps help in making audio and video experience more engrossing and helps the user get a 360 degree view of the situation.

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Google has been performing well in the market. They have been very innovative and are looking to transform and create new markets. Google Cardboard is an excellent example of the same. Google not only creates these new ideas, they are also good in monetizing them which helps the stock a lot.

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