It’s your turn
to make it

When we said that Cardboard is for everyone, we meant everyone, and that includes manufacturers too. So the Cardboard viewer specification is open source and ready for you to start building.

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Let’s build something

Production templates

The Manufacturer Kit has been updated for the new Cardboard, with more detailed Cardboard-manufacturery goodness than ever before. The kit includes technical specifications and drawings for lenses, conductive strips, die-cut lines and more, plus manufacturing tolerances and material specifications. And it even includes guidance for quality assurance, first article inspections and production-scaling procedures.

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Best practices

Whether you’re making 10 Cardboard viewers or ten million, the details make the experience. The manufacturers' kit contains everything that we've learned from producing Google Cardboard: our recommendations, usage and branding guidelines, and specifications for each and every component, even the elastic band.

Best practices
MANUFACTURER HELP CENTRE

Viewer profile generator

Regardless of the size, shape or material of your VR viewer, make sure that it provides a great experience. Use the viewer profile generator to define your device's key parameters. Add the QR code to your viewer so that every Cardboard app will automatically adapt to your viewer.

Viewer profile generator
Works with Google Cardboard badge

Works with Google Cardboard

With the Works with Google Cardboard badge, users will know that your VR viewer works well with Cardboard apps and games. To apply for a Works with Google Cardboard badge for your viewer, start with the guidelines below.

Works with Google Cardboard guidelines