UserProximityEvent

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Warning

UserProximityEvent is not supported by any current major browser, and should not be used.

The UserProximityEvent indicates whether a nearby physical object is present by using the proximity sensor of a device.

Properties

UserProximityEvent.near
Indicates if the device has sensed a nearby physical object.

Examples

window.addEventListener('userproximity', function(event) {
  if (event.near) {
    // let's power off the screen
    navigator.mozPower.screenEnabled = false;
  } else {
    // Otherwise, let's power on the screen
    navigator.mozPower.screenEnabled = true;
  }
});

Browser compatibility

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See also