Window: vrdisplayconnect event


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The vrdisplayconnect event of the WebVR API is fired when a compatible VR display is connected to the computer.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface VRDisplayEvent
Event handler property onvrdisplayconnect


You can use the vrdisplayconnect event in an addEventListener method:

window.addEventListener('vrdisplayconnect', function() {
  info.textContent = 'Display connected.';

Or use the onvrdisplayconnect event handler property:

window.onvrdisplayconnect = function() {
  info.textContent = 'Display connected.';


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