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DIY Virtual Reality Glasses

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man wearing virtual reality goggles

Enjoy surfing on the other side of the world, rock climbing in a secluded mountain pass, and exploring a forgotten village in a cursed jungle—all without leaving your apartment in Menomonee Falls, WI. Virtual reality is an incredible experience that’s entering homes all across the country. It’s available for mobile devices and video game consoles; there are even virtual reality centers that you can visit to experience it for yourself. Virtual reality is a growing technology; with it comes the factor of cost: How much are you willing to pay to put yourself inside of a 3-Dimensional world?

There are actually a few affordable options when it comes to virtual reality. Today, The Junction Blog is sharing information on how you can make your own pair of virtual reality glasses.

You’ll need:

1. Two 45mm biconvex lenses

2. Four strips of VELCRO

3. A Cardboard shoe box

4. Scissors

5. Glue stick

For full instructions, a print-out design, and detailed images, check out After you’ve made your pair of glasses, download the Google Cardboard App for an awesome experience.

Virtual reality is becoming more and more popular, and each year it’s getting better. With new and improved technology every year, better graphics, and more affordable solutions, it’s a great time to take advantage and enjoy this ground-breaking experience. Virtual reality puts us inside of an environment, creating an experience that seems so real it’s as though we are actually there. Whether you’re using this technology for entertainment purposes or training for a new job, it looks like we’ll be seeing this technology around a lot more often and for years to come.

What’s your favorite thing about virtual reality? Have you made your own virtual reality glasses? Share your experience in the comments below. Thanks for reading our blog!