VR and AR experiences are coming soon to Chrome for Android
Developers can now enable virtual and augmented reality experiences to run inside your mobile browser.
It’s an issue I face constantly: the inability to download an app because there isn’t enough room on my 32GB Pixel XL. Thankfully, Google’s announced that developers can now run web-based virtual and augmented-reality experiences inside the Chrome browser, though it’s not clear if this includes full-size apps.
Google’s Andrey Doronichev shows off AR experiences in the Chrome browser.
Phones that support Tango will also be able to take advantage of web-based augmented reality features, which requires multiple . The AR browser options are available in an experimental Chrome build right now. If you’re a developer, you can check it out on Github. The VR browser experience will hit Daydream later this summer.