Earlier today we reported about a lens attachment for the GoPro called the Vitrima. Basically this allows GoPros to capture footage in 3D, versus the normal 2D footage. We have to admit that it is a pretty cool idea, but what if you don’t have a GoPro? Does this mean you don’t get to get in on the 3D fun?

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The good news is that during Computex, it was discovered by the folks at Engadget that there is a company selling an accessory called the Eye-Plug. This accessory will work with smartphones, but the only downside is that it requires a USB-C connection, so if you have an older device we guess you’d be out of luck.

So how does this work? Basically it has a camera facing the front and one facing the back. It is meant to combine with your front and rear-facing cameras to create a stereoscopic-like image, and for $35 we have to wonder if it works. Turns out it does, at least according to Engadget who took it for a spin and said that the end result was “a perfectly acceptable resolution for Google Cardboard 3D viewing.”

That being said there are some disadvantages to the Eye-Plug, one of which is that its image quality might not match that of your current camera, and it also requires a USB-C connection which means that not many devices are compatible. At the moment the Eye-Plug is said to still be a prototype but full production is expected for later this year.

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