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« DeviceProximityEvent

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The value property of DeviceProximityEvent objects provides the current distance between the device and the detected object, in centimeters.


var distance = instanceOfDeviceProximityEvent.value;


A positive number representing a distance in centimeters (cm) between the device's proximity sensor and the detected object.


Specification Status Comment
Proximity Events Candidate Recommendation Initial specification

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Not supported (Yes) Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported Not supported 15.0 (15.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported

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