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The displayName read-only property of the VRDisplay interface returns a human-readable name to identify the VRDisplay.

This will generally be something like "Oculus VR HMD (HMD)" or "Oculus VR HMD (Sensor)".


var myDisplayName = vrDisplayInstance.displayName;


A DOMString containing the human-readable name of the specific VR display.


DisplayName = Cardboard VRDisplay (webvr-polyfill)


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Chromium Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) 55 (55) No support No support No support
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android Samsung Internet for GearVR
Basic support No support No support 55.0 (55) No support No support No support (Yes) (Yes)

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