The Microsoft VR Kit Could Be a Google Cardboard Competitor

Google Cardboard has changed the way that we think about virtual reality, and we might just be getting a glimpse into what one of its competitors is planning next with the Microsoft VR Kit. Designed and created for a hackathon that is taking place in Russia in October, the Microsoft VR Kit is designed to use a smartphone just like the Google Cardboard yet is currently only available for coders to use.

While the release of the Microsoft VR Kit only hints at what we might be seeing in the consumer market in the near future, it's clear that with the success of Google Cardboard that the computing giant is eager to catch up to the search engine giant.