Here's Why The New York Times Is Handing Out VR Headsets
The New York Times is distributing a series of virtual reality films. Before it can do that, it's going to give away more than a million VR headsets.By Mikah Sargent | October 20, 2015
The New York Times home delivery subscribers should be on the lookout for a special supplement in a few weeks.
The newspaper has partnered with Google to distribute more than 1 million Google Cardboard devices. Google Cardboard is an inexpensive virtual reality headset that's actually made of cardboard. (Video via Unbox Therapy)
It's nothing more than a foldable cardboard structure, some Velcro, a couple magnets and two lenses. All the virtual reality magic happens on a smartphone, which you slide into the front of the device.