How we built it

Web Bluetooth API

Allows web sites to communicate over GATT with nearby user-selected Bluetooth devices in a secure and privacy-preserving way.

Comments

Intent to Ship: https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!msg/blink-dev/Ono3RWkejAA/2skvuBhSCQAJ Behind chrome://flags/#enable-web-bluetooth as of Chrome OS 45, Android 48, Linux 51 and Mac 53. Origin Trial Experiment: M53 - M55, Stable channel: Sept 6 - Jan 31. The API is only partially implemented. See https://github.com/WebBluetoothCG/web-bluetooth/blob/master/implementation-status.md for which pieces are done in which releases. Status in Opera for Android: in development.

Demos

Documentation

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 56
  • Chrome for Android release 56
  • Opera release 43
  • Opera for Android release 43

Consensus & Standardization

Owners

Last updated on 2016-11-09