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MozNFCPeer

This API is available on Firefox OS for privileged or certified applications only.

NFCPeer provides a Peer to Peer (P2P) interface to interact with other NFC-enabled devices. It is used to send NDEF messages and transfer files.

Methods

MozNFCPeer.sendFile()
sendFile() sends files to other NFC-enabled devices. This should be called inside a mozNFC.onpeerfound() event callback.  This method is available in certified apps only.
MozNFCPeer.sendNDEF()
sendNDEF() sends NDEF Messages to other NFC-enabled devices. This should be called inside a mozNFC.onpeerfound() event callback.

Example

navigator.mozNfc.onpeerfound = function (evt) {
  var peer = evt.peer;
  // ndef is an instance of MozNDEFRecord contains the shared data, like URL.
  peer.sendNDEF([ndef]);
};

Specifications

The NFC implementation in Gecko follows the NFC Forum specifications.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support

No support

No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support 2.0 moz [1] No support No support No support

[1] Available in privileged apps as of Firefox OS 2.2; certified-only before that.

See also

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