Google Chrome Gets VR Support

Google unveiled its updated version of Chrome browser which brings Virtual Reality experience to web users. Now, users need not use a separate app or YouTube for browsing virtual reality content. Google declare that users with Daydream View headset and Daydream-compatible phones will get the fully immersive experience. Users on computers and other smartphones can also go through the content, albeit using finger or mouse.

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“For a fully immersive experience, use Chrome with your Daydream-ready phone and Daydream View-just browse to a VR experience you want to view, choose to enter VR, and put the phone in your Daydream View headset,” says, Megan Lindsay, Product Manager and Collector of VR Headsets at Google

Explaining the advances of Chrome for Android, the search engine giant has mentioned few websites which support VR content. Also, declared that some more are in line up to come soon.

“For example, explore the intersection of humans, nature, and technology in the interactive documentary Bear 71. Questioning how we see the world through the lens of technology, this story blurs the lines between the wild world and the wired one,” he added in the Blog post.

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Google mentioned some of the other websites which include Matterport’s library (with 300,000+ celebrity homes, canyons, museums, iconic architecture and other real places), Within, Sketchfab (community hub for VR content), and WebVR Lab from PlayCanvas. Google claims to bring the virtual content to everyone on any device in coming months.

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