UserProximityEvent.near

The near property tell if there is an object close to the device (true) or not (false).

Syntax

var near = userProximityEvent.near;

Value

A boolean

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Proximity Sensor
The definition of 'Proximity Events' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
near
ExperimentalNon-standard
Chrome No support NoEdge ? Firefox Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Notes See bug 1462308.
Disabled From version 62: this feature is behind the device.sensors.proximity.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No support ?Ā ā€” 61
IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Notes See bug 1462308.
Disabled From version 62: this feature is behind the device.sensors.proximity.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No support 15Ā ā€” 61
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support Ā 
Full support
No support Ā 
No support
Compatibility unknown Ā 
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

See also