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.
Status in Chromium
Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:
- Chrome for desktop release 89
Consensus & Standardization
Intent to Prototype urlIntent to Prototype thread
Search tagswebhid, hid,
Last updated on 2021-02-22