Firefox Reality VR and AR web browser goes live

Mozilla has finally launched Firefox Reality web browser

Firefox Reality is introduced by Mozilla.

Earlier this year, Mozilla, the developers behind popular web browser Firefox announced that it was working on a new version of Firefox that was designed specifically for use in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets.

Talking about the new Firefox Reality, the browser comes with many features that allow for a seamless browsing experience, also while viewing VR content. From the humble Google Cardboard to Oculus Rift, numerous VR headsets were launched to showcase the promising applications and exciting feature of Virtual Reality. The video below provides an introduction to the new browser: According to TechCrunch Mozilla is ahead of the game with the new offering, stating that the web "is a pretty natural fit for VR". The software is already available in the app stores of Oculus, Viveport, and Daydream.

When you first open up Firefox Reality, you'll find a curated feed of the type of immersive sights and sounds that stretch the tech's muscles.

Last April, Mozilla announced that it was working on this browser and emphasized that it was an open source project whose goal was for other vendors to integrate it into their platforms.

High sugar content makes supermarket yogurts an unhealthy choice
If you look at the sugar content of some yogurts in the supermarket, you might mistakenly think you're in the dessert aisle. Britain has been trying to reduce the amount of sugar in foods as one tactic to combat rising obesity in the country.

GOP Swing Vote Collins 'Appalled' at Trump Tweet Needling Ford
The Senate panel must approve Kavanaugh's confirmation before a vote by the full Senate, where Republicans hold a 51-49 majority. Taylor Foy, spokesman for Republicans on the panel, said that Grassley "will consult with his colleagues on the committee".

Less than 340,000 have flood insurance in North and SC combined
More than a thousand other roads from major highways to neighbourhood lanes are closed in the Carolinas, officials said. Remnants of Hurricane Florence continue to threaten the east coast with torrential rain and flood risks.

"We had to rethink everything, including navigation, text-input, environments, search and more", Vrignaud said in a statement. We have an always-growing list of ideas and features that we are working to add to make this the best browser for mixed reality.

It makes sure that users have the possibility to browse the Internet through voice commands that are interpreted by the VR glasses and thus try to lessen the input of text when searching for content on the web.

The new browser is based on the same Quantum engine that powers their Firefox Quantum desktop browser. Concerning privacy, the company has added an anonymous tab just like in the original version. In the coming months, Vringaud said, Reality will receive support for bookmarks, 360-degree video playback, multiple accounts and more.

Mozilla obviously has a long way to go with Firefox Reality and this evident from the fact that it is just version 1.0. changes are bound to come and we might be years away from having that ideal VR browser.

Related News:

  • Martin Keown explains why Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is playing within himself

    Martin Keown explains why Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is playing within himself

    The reigning PFA player of the year scored in Liverpool FC's home victories over West Ham United and Brighton and Hove Albion. When told about Salah's start to this season compared to last, Klopp added: "Wow, that's a crisis.
    Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

    Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

    This year, a sizable increase in the mosquito population is also an important driver for the spiders' prolific web spinning. Local resident Giannis Giannakopoulos told CNN that he first noticed the "veil of webs" earlier this week and took photos.
    Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?

    Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?

    The Post article, published on Sunday, was the interview in which Ford revealed her identity. The president previously had avoided naming Ford or plainly casting doubt on her account.
  • Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not expecting goals repeat

    Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not expecting goals repeat

    Salah has started every game for Liverpool this so far this season, recording two assists in addition to his two goals. He had fantastic offensive situations in both of the last games and he is in a good shape, actually.
    Anthony Joshua weighs in nearly  two stone heavier than Alexander Povetkin

    Anthony Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Alexander Povetkin

    The fight has a reported £26m purse with Joshua expected to take home up to £20m while Povetkin will receive £6m. Wilder has 39 knockouts in 40 fights and has scored knockouts in each of his previous seven title defenses.
    Tests confirm West Nile-infected mosquitoes in area

    Tests confirm West Nile-infected mosquitoes in area

    "Horse owners need to work with their veterinarians to make sure their animals are appropriately vaccinated for West Nile virus". City Manager Barry Sullivan says the West Nile positive mosquito was trapped on the 500 block of Davis St, across Lindsay St.
  • India Oil Firm Cancels Imports from Iran

    UCO Bank and IDBI Bank have been identified to route the payment as the two have no exposure to the USA financial system. The remaining 45 per cent payment was remitted in rupees in accounts Iranian oil companies had with the UCO Bank.
    Man Utd boss Mourinho takes fresh shot at Pochettino's Tottenham

    Man Utd boss Mourinho takes fresh shot at Pochettino's Tottenham

    Wednesday night saw United get their Champions League campaign off to a good start, beating Swiss champions Young Boys 3-0 away from home.
    Gunmen attack military parade in Iran's Ahvaz

    Gunmen attack military parade in Iran's Ahvaz

    Some images show bloodied soldiers in military fatigues, and ambulance sirens can be heard wailing in the background. The semiofficial Fars news agency said two gunmen on a motorcycle wearing khaki uniforms carried out the attack.
  • Here's what to expect — Amazon Echo event

    Here's what to expect — Amazon Echo event

    It also requires an iOS device to complete set-up, but it does offer the richest sound of all the smart speakers featured here. Finally, a microwave that can communicate wirelessly to my Amazon Echo! The AmazonBasics Microwave is available for preorder.
    US Air Force seeks sharp growth to stay ahead of…

    US Air Force seeks sharp growth to stay ahead of…

    The last time the USA created a new military service was in 1947 when the Air Force was established as an independent service. The US Air Force has led the Armed Forces in establishing America's space capability such that it is unrivaled in the world.
    Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

    Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

    An off-the-cuff tweet also left investors reeling after Musk said he planned to take Tesla, his electric auto company, private. He said the BFR is still in development and will make several unmanned test launches before it takes on passengers.


Most liked

Goodyear to come as original equipment tire to Audi’s first electric SUV
An official range estimate in the US will be available closer to launch next year, an Audi of America spokesman said. The electric SUV is the first created to use an emerging network of lightning-fast 150-kilowatt public EV chargers.

Cristiano Ronaldo To Face Further Ban?
Ronaldo was left in tears after the decision and nearly every Juventus player since then has come out to support their teammate. Alex Sandro lifts the lid on how Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted following his sending off in the Champions League .

How Ecuador, Russia Planned To Help Julian Assange Escape From UK
US President Donald Trump faces an investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to win that election. Assange denies receiving the emails from Russian Federation , but has not ruled out having obtained them from a third party.

Nokia 7.1 Plus With A Display Notch & ZEISS Optics Surfaces
The new Nokia 5 .1 Plus was announced last month in India, however, the company didn't reveal the price tag. Nokia 7.1 Plus will again feature the same Carl Zeiss lenses with a single camera lens on front.

Roger Federer calls for changes after Serena Williams fine
Carillo also spoke up in defense for Osaka, blaming Williams for "poisoning the atmosphere" for the 20-year-old victor . Williams was assessed a point and then was forfeited a game for arguing with the umpire and breaking her racket.

IPhone XS, XS Max Teardowns Reveal Chips From Intel and Toshiba
Likewise, a 256GB XS is now 9,560 yuan while the 512GB model is 11,150 yuan, down 5.3% and 6.3% respectively. It's that time of year again where people queue up to buy the new phone from a company named after a fruit.

'Village Rockstars' by Rima Das is India's official entry for Oscars 2019
She added that all the actors in the film, except renowned Assamese actor Kulada Bhattacharya, belong to her village. Rima Das had earlier told The Indian Express , "I did not have any storyboard for Village Rockstars ".

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho expects 'difficult season'
"A team that yesterday looked very bad, today looks very good and yesterday looked very good, today looks very bad". So to get three wins from three tricky away games is a big statement.

Ranking the Tour Championship field: JT leads superstars with $10M at stake
If that happens, it will be very good news for a European team looking to win its sixth straight Ryder Cup on European soil. SportsLine's prediction model, built by DFS pro Mike McClure, has been dead-on so far in the 2018 FedEx Cup Playoffs.

Cruz to Take on Senate Challenger O'Rourke in Debate
The candidates will also debate on September 30 at the University of Houston and on October 16 in San Antonio. He has complained that outside Democratic groups are providing O'Rourke with a fundraising advantage.

Jack Ma: Prepare for 20 years of China-US trade war
China has retaliated with its own tariffs on US goods. "If Alibaba cannot sustain and grow, no company in China can grow". Ma's comments also followed his surprise announcement - on his 54th birthday last Monday - about retiring next year.

One Year Out From Hurricane Maria, Full Recovery Still Elusive
Antonio Torres, one of the organizers of the vigil, said fewer people would've died if the US government had a better response. More than 200,000 people left the island after the storm, mostly to the US mainland, according to government data.

Caitlyn Jenner Opens Up About Kylie Jenner's ''Tough'' Pregnancy
That being said, Caitlyn revealed she still believes "you're better off waiting and there's no rush". "She really was. While on ITV's Loose Women today, Caitlyn Jenner opened up about Kylie's "tough" pregnancy and more.

Man dies after climbing on top of moving Metro-North train
Passengers on the train tell News 12 that many people on board were returning from Wednesday night's Yankees game versus Boston. Metro-North riders claim they were delayed more than two hours after a passenger climbed atop a train and got electrocuted.

We proved to Russian Federation that Assad's regime downed their plane
But the Israeli official said Israeli planes were "not anywhere near the Russian plane". Satellite imagery showed the building had been completely destroyed.