VRDisplayEvent

This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The VRDisplayEvent interface of the WebVR API represents represents the event object of WebVR-related events (see the list of WebVR window extensions).

Constructor

VRDisplayEvent.VRDisplayEvent()
Creates a VRDisplayEvent object instance.

Properties

VRDisplayEvent also inherits properties from its parent object, Event.

VRDisplayEvent.display Read only
The VRDisplay associated with this event.
VRDisplayEvent.reason Read only
A human-readable reason why the event was fired.

Examples

window.addEventListener('vrdisplaypresentchange', function(e) {
  console.log('Display ' + e.display.displayId + ' presentation has changed. Reason given: ' + e.reason + '.');
})

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebVR 1.1
The definition of 'VRDisplayEvent' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
display (Yes)1 2 (Yes)553 No ? ?
reason (Yes)1 2 (Yes)553 No ? ?
VRDisplayEvent (Yes)1 2 (Yes)553 No ? ?
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
display No (Yes)4 ? ? No ? ?
reason No (Yes)4 ? ? No ? ?
VRDisplayEvent No (Yes)4 ? ? No ? ?

1. Only works on desktop in an experimental version of Chrome (other builds won't return any devices when Navigator.getVRDisplays() is invoked).

2. , this feature is behind the WebVR preference. To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.

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

4. Currently supported only by Google Daydream.

See also

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