In Firefox 54.0 stable version released after 1 day, Firefox 55 first beta release. According to Firefox 55's initial version of the log, the most worthy of user attention is WebVR, this new technology is mainly for the virtual reality equipment and prepared. In fact, this month on the line, Mozilla had issued a notice, starting from August 8, Windows version of Firefox 55 will be enabled by default WebVR API.
Mozilla said: "WebVR virtual reality technology will be integrated into the Internet experience, in the open and interactive network platform for users to create unlimited possibilities. "The technology works with WebGL to render 3D graphics, and the API builds the browser into a large platform that allows the distribution of VR content over the network, and consumers can view the experience through the VR device," said Mozilla. & Rdquo;
Mozilla said, WebVR will be able to support HTC Vive and Oculus Rift and other high-end virtual reality display headgear. Mozilla said, WebVR will VR into a network of experience, for the openness of the network platform and interoperability to bring unlimited possibilities.
Over time, all browser developers are beginning to share their WebVR compliance tests. Mozilla said that this collaborative effort will ensure that VR content can play a role in different platforms and implementations. Although Firefox will initially only support HTC Vive and Oculus Rifit, but see Mozilla recently announced this plan, the future it will be able to be compatible with any VR headgear.