VR and augmented reality continue to evolve before our very eyes. While we may not be able to see inside locked panels just yet, Google continues to use entertainment as a wedge to help the technology catch on more widely. Enter Jakku Spy.
A joint venture between Lucasfilm and Google Cardboard, Jakku Spy is part of a larger Star Wars app that brings the iconic universe one step closer to reality. In Jakku Spy, you are a Resistance secret agent on Jakku (the desert world from Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Jakku Spy is only the first installment a series of story-driven experiences leading up to the film's release later on this month.
Jakku Spy relies heavily on Google Cardboard, a foldable frame for smartphones that is designed to improve virtual reality immersion. Watch the videos below to see Jakku Spy in action.