VRPose

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 VRPose interface of the WebVR API represents the state of a VR sensor at a given timestamp (which includes orientation, position, velocity, and acceleration information.)

This interface is accessible through the VRDisplay.getPose() and VRDisplay.getFrameData() methods. VRDisplay.getPose() is deprecated.

Properties

VRPose.position Read only
Returns the position of the VRDisplay at the current VRPose.timestamp as a 3D vector
VRPose.linearVelocity Read only
Returns the linear velocity of the VRDisplay at the current VRPose.timestamp, in meters per second.
VRPose.linearAcceleration Read only
Returns the linear acceleration of the VRDisplay at the current VRPose.timestamp, in meters per second per second.
VRPose.orientation Read only
Returns the orientation of the sensor at the current VRPose.timestamp, as a quarternion value.
VRPose.angularVelocity Read only
Returns the angular velocity of the VRDisplay at the current VRPose.timestamp, in radians per second.
VRPose.angularAcceleration Read only
Returns the angular acceleration of the VRDisplay at the current VRPose.timestamp, in meters per second per second.

Obsolete properties

VRPose.timeStamp Read only
Returns the current time stamp of the system — a monotonically increasing value useful for determining if position data has been updated, and what order updates have occured in. This version of timestamp has been removed from the spec — instead, timestamps are now returned when VRDisplay.getFrameData() is called — see VRFrameData.timestamp.

Examples

TBD.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Unknown
The definition of 'VRPose' 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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