Google Gives An Update On Its Cardboard Numbers

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Google just provided an update about its Cardboard virtual reality efforts, saying that it has shipped over 5 million viewers after 19 months.

The company says that in the past 2 months alone, there have been 10 million "immersive app experiences" launched. There have been over 25 million installs of Cardboard apps from Google Play.

Here's a look at the top five:

Google says over 350,000 hours of YouTube videos have been watched in virtual reality and that over 750,000 VR photos have been taken with Cardboard Camera.

"Students around the world have taken VR field trips to the White House, the Republic of Congo, and 150 other places around the globe with Expeditions," says Clay Bavor, VP Virtual Reality at Google.

According to the company, over 500,000 students went on "expeditions".

Google promises more "creative, entertaining, and educational" experiences in the near future.

Images via Google

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