Enables web applications to interact with human interface devices (HIDs) other than the standard supported devices (mice, keyboards, touchscreens, and gamepads). However, there are many other HID devices that are currently inaccessible to the web. This API allows web applications to request access to these devices, send and receive HID reports, and retrieve information about the report descriptor.

Documentation

Specification

Specification link


Unknown standards status - check spec link for status

Status in Chromium

Blink>HID


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Harmful
  • No signal
  • Negative
  • Strongly positive

Owner

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Intent to Prototype thread

Comments

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Search tags

webhid, hid,

Last updated on 2021-07-27