WebHID (Human Interface Device)

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.

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Status in Chromium

Blink>HID


In development (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

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An Origin Trial is planned for Chrome 86.

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webhid, hid,

Last updated on 2020-10-25