Navigator.mediaDevices

The Navigator.mediaDevices read-only property returns a MediaDevices object, which provides access to connected media input devices like cameras and microphones, as well as screen sharing.

Syntax

var mediaDevices = navigator.mediaDevices;

Return value

The MediaDevices singleton object. Usually, you just use this object's members directly, such as by calling navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia().

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Media Capture and Streams
The definition of 'NavigatorUserMedia.mediaDevices' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also