WebUSB on Dedicated Workers

WebUSB is enabled inside dedicated worker contexts. This allows developers to perform heavy I/O and processing of data from a USB device on a separate thread to reduce the performance impact on the main thread.

Demos

Documentation

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Blink>USB


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 70
  • Chrome for Android release 70
  • Chrome for iOS release 70
  • Opera release 57
  • Opera for Android release 57

Consensus & Standardization

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

Owners

Last updated on 2018-09-04