Google VR View
This plugin displays previews of 360° images and videos using the Google VR View browser API
For more information on VR View visit https://developers.google.com/vr/concepts/vrview-web
As per the Google specifications, the plugin is supported on the following:-
- Modern versions of Chrome and Opera on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.
- Modern versions of Safari on macOS and iOS.
- Modern versions of Firefox on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
- Modern versions of IE 11 and Edge on Windows.
If in doubt please visit the site above in your user's browsers and check the test image works to assess suitability
PLEASE NOTE: For correct rendering, images and video should be stored in the equirectangular-panoramic format.
The plugin options page requires the following information to be provided:-
|Resource types to display using VR View||This lets you select which resource types will be rendered using VR View|
|Enable Autopan||Choose whether images should automatically start panning on load|
|Disable VR mode button||Set to true to disable the VR mode button|
|Use original resource file as source for image preview?||If false the preview image will be used|
|Use original resource file as source for video preview?||If false the preview video will be used|
VR View condition
|Field used to determine whether VR View is used||This lets you select a metadata field so that the value stored will be used to determine whether or not to display the preview in VR View|
|Required value for VR View to be enabled||This is the value that must be detected in the field above for VR View to be utilised|
|Field used to determine whether image/video is stereo (optional, defaults to false if unset)||Value to check for. If found stereo will be set to true|
|Field used to determine whether roll/pitch should be prevented (optional, defaults to false if unset)||Value to check for. If found the is_yaw_only option will be set to true|