The much anticipated release of Mozilla Firefox 55.0 has been announced. Among numerous new features and updates, the latest version includes WebVR support. This is the first time support is being brought to users on different platforms.
VR comes to web browsers
For virtual reality users, this means the ability to enjoy VR from any Web browser or device. Windows headset users are also gaining a new look into VR with this latest release.
Sean White, SVP, Emerging Technologies at Mozilla noted his pleasure in finally being able to release this after many years. âItâs fulfilling a dream many of us have shared for a very long time: to put virtual reality (VR) content on the web so anyone can interact with, build and enjoy it.â
The goal with Firefox 55, according to the company, is to make Firefox âbetter than ever.â Most of the improvements were made to boost browser performance. Faster startup and restoration of tabs, better battery life, an upgraded address bar search as well as a focus on safe sites, all offer greater user control and functionality with this release.
Perhaps whatâs most promising about this latest release from Mozilla is that so many more people now have access to and are using the Web. New technologies are…