Devices and methods are disclosed that provide a cardboard shipping box with the cutout of a utilitarian object such as a VR viewer printed on the box. The major parts of the VR viewer body are printed on the cardboard shipping box used for shipping any article. The virtual reality viewer is a mechanical body that consists of 3 distinct parts: chassis, a body, and a fixture. Each of these parts is outlined on the cardboard box with difference in line types to indicate parts that require cutting or folding according to instructions. The link to instructions for constructing the VR viewer may be printed on the shipping box via QR code. The user may avail additional components to construct the VR viewer. The device and method thus enables customers to recycle cardboard boxes easily, thus reducing material waste.
KEYWORDS: Cardboard packaging, recycling, reuse, VR viewer
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Cuartero, Jeffrey, "Cardboard Shipping Boxes With Utilitarian Articles Printed On Them", Technical Disclosure Commons, (August 08, 2018)