VRLayerInit.source

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

The source property of the VRLayerInit interface (dictionary) defines the canvas whose contents will be presented by the VRDisplay.

Syntax

var myVRLayerInit = { };
myVRLayerInit.source = myCanvas;

Value

An HTMLCanvasElement or OffscreenCanvas object.

Examples

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes1 2 Yes

553

584

No ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support No Yes5 ? ? 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. Windows support was enabled in Firefox 55.

4. macOS support was enabled in Firefox 58.

5. Currently supported only by Google Daydream.

See also

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