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WebVR
Information
Type Virtual Reality
Developer Mozilla, Google
Operating System Windows, Mac, Android
Browser Firefox, Chrome
Website http://mozvr.com/

http://vr.chromeexperiments.com/

WebVR is a Virtual Reality Platform that allows the users to experience VR in their web browsers. WebVR allows the users to access their browsers through their VR Devices. VR content can be created with WebGL, a Javascript API for rendering 3D graphics. Currently WebVR is available for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Browsers

Mozilla Firefox

Main article: MozVR

To view WebVR content, user needs to download Firefox Nightly with VR and WebVR Oculus Rift Enabler add-on and use an Oculus Rift.

Google Chrome

To view WebVR content, users needs to download Chromium with WebVR by Brandon Jones, a Chrome WebGL/WebVR developer at Google.

A different project, Chrome Experiments, works with Google Cardboard only.

Features

Metaverse

Developer Resources

A-Frame

A-Frame[1] is MozVR's open source framework for creating WebVR worlds with markup.

WebVR Boilerplate

WebVR Boilerplate[2] is the starting point for web-based VR experiences that work in both Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift (Platform).

Vizor

Vizor[3] is a collaborative, user-friendly visual editor that lets anyone create and share their own VR experiences in a web browser.

GLAM

GLAM[4] is a declarative language for 3D web content that combines the power of WebGL with a set of easy-to-use markup tags and style properties.

SceneVR

SceneVR[5] is a platform for creating virtual reality scenes using tools web developers are experienced with.

References

  1. https://aframe.io
  2. https://github.com/borismus/webvr-boilerplate
  3. http://vizor.io/
  4. http://tparisi.github.io/glam/
  5. http://www.scenevr.com/