Window: vrdisplayactivate event

The vrdisplayactivate event of the WebVR API is fired when a VR display is able to be presented to, for example if an HMD has been moved to bring it out of standby, or woken up by being put on.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface VRDisplayEvent
Event handler property onvrdisplayactivate

Examples

You can use the vrdisplayactivate event in an addEventListener method:

window.addEventListener('vrdisplayactivate', function() {
  info.textContent = 'Display activated.';
  reportDisplays();
});

Or use the onvrdisplayactivate event handler property:

window.onvrdisplayactivate = function() {
  info.textContent = 'Display activated.';
  reportDisplays();
};

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebVR 1.1
The definition of 'vrdisplayactivate' in that specification.
Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Chromium Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android Samsung Internet for GearVR
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support No support No support 5.6
 

See also

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