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The linearAcceleration read-only property of the VRPose interface returns the linear acceleration of the VRDisplay at the current VRPose.timestamp, in meters per second per second.

In other words, the current acceleration of the sensor, along the x, y, and z axes.


var myLinearAcceleration = VRPose.linearAcceleration;


A Float32Array, or null if the VR sensor is not able to provide linear acceleration data.




Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'linearAcceleration' 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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