Geofencing API (deprecated)

The Geofencing API is an extension of the Geolocation API allowing web applications to setup geographic boundaries around specific locations and then receive notifications when the user enters or leaves those areas.


early API design sketch at


Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

No longer pursuing (launch bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2016-05-13