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    BluetoothDevice

    Non-standard
    This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.

    This API is available on Firefox OS for internal applications only.

    The BluetoothDevice interface of the Web Bluetooth API provides information regarding a given Bluetooth device.

    Interface overview

    [CheckPermissions="bluetooth"]
    interface BluetoothDevice: EventTarget
    {
      readonly attribute DOMString address;
      readonly attribute BluetoothClassOfDevice cod;
      readonly attribute DOMString name;
      readonly attribute boolean paired;
      [Cached, Pure] readonly attribute sequence<DOMString> uuids;
      readonly attribute BluetoothDeviceType type;
      readonly attribute BluetoothGatt? gatt;
    
               attribute EventHandler onattributechanged;
    
      [NewObject] Promise<sequence<DOMString>> fetchUuids();
    };

    Properties

    BluetoothDevice.address Read only
    A string representing the address of the device on the Bluetooth micro-network.
    BluetoothDevice.cod Read only
    Returns a BluetoothClassOfDevice object containing information about the device's capabilities.
    BluetoothDevice.gatt Read only
    Returns a BluetoothGatt object that allows JavaScript to conduct GATT client operations on a remote LE device. This property will return null for devices of type classic or unknown.
    BluetoothDevice.name Read only
    The human readable name of the device.
    BluetoothDevice.paired Read only
    A boolean indicating if the device is paired to the adapter (true) or not (false).
    BluetoothDevice.services Read only
    An Array of strings indicating what kind of Bluetooth services the device is able to provide.
    BluetoothDevice.type Read only
    Returns the device type of the remote device.
    BluetoothDevice.uuids Read only
    An Array of strings indicating the UUIDs of each Bluetooth service the device is able to provide.

    Event handlers

    BluetoothDevice.onattributechanged
    Defines a handler for the attributechanged event; triggers when a remote device's properties have changed (has a BluetoothAttributeEvent as a parameter.)

    Obsolete properties

    BluetoothDevice.class Read only
    A number representing the Bluetooth "Class of Device" number for the device.
    BluetoothDevice.connected Read only
    A boolean indicating if the device is connected to the adapter (true) or not (false).
    BluetoothDevice.icon Read only
    A string indicating which kind of icon could be used to represent the device.

    Methods

    BluetoothDevice.fetchUuids()
    Fetches the up-to-date UUID list of services that the device provides. If the operation succeeds, an BluetoothDevice.onattributechanged is triggered right before the Promise is resolved to indicate BluetoothDevice.uuids has changed.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    Web Bluetooth
    The definition of 'BluetoothDevice' in that specification.
    Draft Rough draft; not part of any official specification yet. It should be discussed as part of the W3C's System Applications Working Group.

    Browser Compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
    Bluetooth v2 support: cod, type, gatt, onattributechanged, fetchUuids() Not supported Not supported Not supported 2.1 Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Initial bluetooth support: address, connected, class, icon, name, paired, uuids Not supported Not supported Not supported 1.0.1 Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported

     

    See also

    Using the Web Bluetooth API

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: fscholz, Jeremie, chrisdavidmills, kscarfone, Jamin_Liu, sabrish
    Last updated by: chrisdavidmills,