This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The activeVRDisplays read-only property of the Navigator interface returns an array containing every VRDisplay object that is currently presenting (VRDisplay.ispresenting is true).


var myActiveDisplays = navigator.activeVRDisplays;


An array of VRDisplay objects.


function showActive() {
  var displays = navigator.activeVRDisplays;
  for(var i = 0; i < displays.length; i++) {
    console.log('Display ' + displays[i].displayId + ' is active.');


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'activeVRDisplays' in that specification.
Unknown Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No1 Yes553 No No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes2 No55 No No ?

1. Available on all platforms behind a flag, but currently only works on desktop in an experimental version of Chrome (other builds won't return any devices when Navigator.getVRDisplays() is invoked).

2. Currently supported only by Google Daydream.

3. Currently only Windows support is enabled by default. Mac support is available in Firefox Nightly.

See also

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