HID

Secure context: This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

Experimental: This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The HID interface provides methods for connecting to HID devices, listing attached HID devices and event handlers for connected HID devices.

EventTarget HID

Properties

This interface also inherits properties of its parent, EventTarget.

Methods

This interface also inherits methods of its parent, EventTarget.

getDevices() Experimental

Returns a Promise that resolves with an array of connected HIDDevice objects.

requestDevice() Experimental

Returns a Promise that resolves with an array of connected HIDDevice objects. Calling this function will trigger the user agent's permission flow in order to gain permission to access one selected device from the returned list of devices.

Events

connect Experimental

Fired when an HID device is connected.

disconnect Experimental

Fired when an HID device is disconnected.

Specifications

Specification
WebHID API
# dom-hid

Browser compatibility

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See also