Web Bluetooth API

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The Web Bluetooth API provides the ability to connect and interact with Bluetooth Low Energy peripherals.

Interfaces

Bluetooth
Returns a Promise to a BluetoothDevice object with the specified options.
BluetoothAdvertisingData
Provides advertising data about a particular Bluetooth device.
BluetoothCharacteristicProperties
Provides propertieds of a particular BluetoothRemoteGATTCharacteristic.
BluetoothDevice
Represents a Bluetooth device inside a particular script execution environment.
BluetoothRemoteGATTCharacteristic
Represents a GATT Characteristic, which is a basic data element that provides further information about a peripheral’s service.
BluetoothGATTDescriptor
Represents a GATT Descriptor, which provides further information about a characteristic’s value.
BluetoothGATTRemoteServer
Represents a GATT Server on a remote device.
BluetoothRemoteGATTService
Represents a service provided by a GATT server, including a device, a list of referenced services, and a list of the characteristics of this service.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Bluetooth Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
GATT Communication API

56 [1]

? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
GATT Communication API No support No support ? ? ? ? ? 56 [2]

[1] Chrome OS and Mac only.

[2] Requires Android 6 (Marshmallow) and later.

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