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Cardboard VR Projects for Android by Matt Schoen, Jonathan Linowes

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Further enhancements

Some ideas for how to improve and enhance this project include the following:

  • Support more than 24 shortcuts, perhaps adding multiple rows or an infinite scrolling mechanic
  • Reuse images and text view objects; you only ever see a few at a time
  • Currently, really long app labels will overlap, tweak your view code to make the text wrap, or introduce an ellipsis (...) when the label is too long
  • Add a cylindrical background image (skybox)
  • Alternative ways to highlight the current shortcut, perhaps with a glow, or move it closer by adjusting its parallax offset
  • Add sounds and/or vibrations to enhance the experience and reinforce the selection feedback

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