Google Cardobard and moving about


(Andreconlledo) #1

Once I insert my iPhone inside the google cardboard I don't have the ability to move about or teleport. I bought a bluetooth controller thinking I'd be able to click and move but had no luck. Is there a way to move around? When I connected my phone to the controller or a keyboard the only key that did something was spacebar. It zoomed out and fit everything on screen.


#2

You should be able to press the Cardboard button to teleport.


(Andreconlledo) #3

The one I have has no button :frowning:


(Aaronopenshaw) #4

Though not perfect, touching your mobile device's screen while in VR mode and looking at the floor plane will result in you teleporting to the new location.


(Nickoh) #5

hi. i have the same issue with my samsung s5. my cardboard also has no magnet switch but any magnet does the same. so if i move a magnet along the phone it triggers the "switch" in other cardboard apps. in the sketchfab app nothing happens. i see that the magnet is recognised because the "back" button on my phone shows up but no teleporting.
i bought a bluetooth mouse which does work on the vr start screen. but if i want to look at a model in vr a klick on the mouse (left button) does nothing. of course i wait for the yellow circles to appear. if i move the mouse, the arrow moves around and if i klick the right button, vr mode gets turned off.
tapping on the screen works for teleporting but thats totally inconvinient to do.


#6

Hi,

I'm afraid we don't support the magnet button in the Cardboard V1, only the mechanical button in the Cardboard V2. It's essentially just tapping the top middle of the screen.


(Nickoh) #7

ok thats bad news but thank you anyway.


(Nickoh) #8

maybe it might be possible in the future to implement support of a bluetooth mouse as in the main app?


#9

We might look into supporting bluetooth devices in the future.