RICOH THETA and WebVR - Quick HowTo

The future of virtual reality and augmented reality is WebVR. It’s open source JavaScript, works with browsers and mobile phones today. THETA media works great with it. Support for Occulus Rift and HTC Vive headsets is available today in development builds and will be available to the general public by the end of 2016.

Let’s get started with a simple THETA VR site using A-Frame.


Jcasman came over to my house last night and we worked on a 360/VR demo using a Cardboard headset.

Code is on GitHub

It works best in a headset, but can be tested on a desktop.

If you use this boilerplate, you need to either load it to a remote site or run Apache locally. It won’t work if you just open the file in your browser with ctrl-o

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