Google adds VR to Chrome app for Android

Google has announced that its Chrome app now supports websites with VR content.

Android users with a Daydream View headset can access web-based VR content by navigating to the website in the app and putting on their headset.

The feature is limited to Daydream View users with Daydream-compatible phones, although support could soon be added for other headsets – including Google Cardboard.

Android and desktop users who don’t have a VR headset or Daydream-compatible device can still view web-based VR content, but are limited to navigating the scene using touchscreen or pointer controls.

Google recommends a number of VR-enabled websites for users to explore, including a library of architectural scenes, a collection of VR films, and Sketchfab’s VR scenes.

View Google’s list of Daydream-compatible devices for compatibility specifications.

Now read: Google releases Android Wear 2.0

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