VR Web Browser ‘Supermedium’ No Longer in Active Development – Road to VR



Supermedium, the workforce behind the native digital actuality browser that allows you to work together with web-based VR content material, says its namesake mission is now not in lively growth, and that it’s successfully been put “on ice” in the hunt for one thing that customers would possibly use in VR every day.

In keeping with an interview with German VR publication MIXED (German), the corporate says it’s “not actively engaged on Supermedium itself proper now and exploring different initiatives.”

“We’ll attempt to proceed to take our method and design in instructions into initiatives that we expect folks will need to use extra,” an organization spokesperson informed MIXED. 

When requested whether or not the free VR internet browser would obtain any extra updates, Supermedium’s creators say it in all probability received’t “within the incarnation of WebVR browser.”

“It’s on ice because it sorta works and remains to be up, however I believe we’ll be making an attempt to unravel learn how to make one thing that individuals would need to use VR on a regular basis for and resolve an issue,” the spokesperson concluded.

The corporate, also called Tremendous XYZ, is the exact same behind VR internet framework ‘A-Body’ and was additionally part of the unique Mozilla workforce behind the WebVR initiative.

In July 2018, the corporate raised a seed funding spherical of $1.1 million, with funding coming from Y Combinator, Basic Catalyst, Increase VC, Anorak Ventures, Candela Companions, Social Begins, M Ventures, Seraph Group, Taimatsu, Outpost VC, Colopl Subsequent, Shrug VC, Andrew Ogawa, and Cantos VC.

Supermedium is out there on a variety of PC VR headsets, together with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Valve Index, and Home windows VR headsets. You’ll discover it on Steam and the Oculus Retailer.

A particular thanks goes out to MIXED for offering Highway to VR with direct quotes in English.