Quest Professional’s browser now helps native dimming in WebXR content material.
It’s an experimental opt-in characteristic, as a way to permit it you’ll wish to navigate to chrome://flags and seek for ‘WebXR Native Dimming’.
Common LCD shows have at maximum a couple of backlight LEDs which keep watch over the brightness of the show. Quest Professional’s panels have over 500 Mini LED backlights, so it may well keep watch over the brightness of particular person tiny areas. This is named Native Dimming. It permits LCD to ship distinction and black ranges hole nearer to OLED.
Native Dimming is an opt-in per-app characteristic on Quest Professional. In local apps, this opt-in is finished by means of the builders, however for WebXR it’s a user-side toggle.
Meta WebXR engineer Rik Cabanier put out a request on Twitter for any wrong rendering problems brought about by means of Native Dimming. If none are discovered, Cabanier mentioned, Meta may flip the characteristic on by means of default.