This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The label readonlyinline property of the MediaDeviceInfo interface returns a DOMString, that is a label describing this device (for example "External USB Webcam"). Only available during active MediaStream use, or when persistent permissions have been granted.


var label = MediaDeviceInfo.label


A DOMString.


Specification Status Comment
Media Capture and Streams
The definition of 'label' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 55.0 ? ? 42 ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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