After launching the Microsoft Store in December, Mozilla recently announced the official launch of Firefox Reality, a WebXR-enabled browser. Firefox Reality, which first announced at the MWC show in 2019, is committed to rebuilding the web browsing experience for virtual reality (VR), a browser designed for Oculus Go, Quests, and HTC Vive Headstart devices. The new version, which goes live today, is also optimized specifically for Microsoft’s HoloLens 2.
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Firefox Reality brings the best and most familiar content from the web to augmented reality head-on devices. Our browser provides an open, accessible and secure way to access the Internet. Experience sharp text, high-quality video, and seamless transitions from 2D to 3D immersive experiences. Enjoy the best web browsing experience with Firefox Reality.
In a blog post, Mozilla said the launch of Firefox Reality on the Microsoft Store was the hope that the new WebXR standard would showcase the powerful AR capabilities of Hololens 2 to web developers.
Mozilla offers seven demos built using the Babylon.js and three.js libraries, which can be loaded on AR and VR headers as well as desktop browsers. This ability to create projects that work across devices makes it easier for developers to create projects for AR and VR devices in the future.