Allows sites to query for estimates of the environmental lighting conditions within WebXr sessions. This exposes both spherical harmonics representing the ambient lighting, as well as a cubemap texture representing "reflections".

Motivation

Adding Lighting Estimation can help to make your models feel more natural and like they "fit" better with the user's environment. This can make them feel more "real" or "natural".

Demo

Documentation

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Blink>WebXR>AR(Android)


Enabled by default in:

  • Chrome for Android release 90

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

Owners

Last updated on 2021-04-15