Firefox Reality is now available for download
The company Mozilla has released the previously announced browser for glasses and virtual reality helmets in Firefox Reality. The novelty is already available in app stores Viveport, Oculus and Daydream, as well as in Google Play.
As noted, the Firefox Reality allows you to view websites, videos and other content in a virtual environment. To control can be used as a virtual keyboard and the controller and voice input.
Developers report that redefined everything: navigation, text input, cell, search, and more.
“By developing the idea of creating a browser for virtual reality, we have spent countless hours on the survey of the owners of VR headsets, asking them questions such as “What do you miss?”, “Do you like your device?” and “If not, why not?”.
So often we complained that the search of games and applications for virtual reality is quite complex. That is why we have placed on home screen of Firefox Reality tape available VR content.
This approach will allow beginners to avoid downloading the programmes in which there is no mode for VR headsets” – said Andre VRN, head of the strategy Department of platform mixed reality in Mozilla.
Also added a custom environment, since it turned out that users feel uncomfortable when working with a black background.
As in standard Firefox, Firefox in Reality using Quantum, which allegedly provides a quick display of web pages. While the source code browser is opened, which allows enthusiasts to create apps and extensions, and equipment manufacturers to integrate into their own solutions.
Mozilla refers to the current 1.0 release, since it lacks some important features, such as support for bookmarks and spherical video, which the company promises to implement in the near future.
According to the developers, Firefox Reality demonstrates the main aspects of “Internet of the future”, and also allows you to see how the combination of flat and three-dimensional sites.