DeviceProximityEvent

This is an experimental technology
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The DeviceProximityEvent interface provides information about the distance of a nearby physical object using the proximity sensor of a device.

Properties

DeviceProximityEvent.max Read only
The maximum sensing distance the sensor is able to report, in centimeters.
DeviceProximityEvent.min Read only
The minimum sensing distance the sensor is able to report, in centimeters. Ususally zero.
DeviceProximityEvent.value Read only
The current device proximity, in centimeters.

Examples

window.addEventListener('deviceproximity', function(event) {
  console.log("value: " + event.value, "max: " + event.max, "min: " + event.min);
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Proximity Events
The definition of 'Proximity Events' in that specification.
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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