HID

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The HID interface provides methods for connecting to HID devices, listing attached HID devices and event handlers for connected HID devices.

Properties

This interface also inherits properties of its parent, EventTarget.

Event handlers

HID.onconnect

Fired when an HID device is connected.

HID.ondisconnect

Fired when an HID device is disconnected.

Methods

This interface also inherits methods of its parent, EventTarget.

getDevices()

Returns a Promise that resolves with an array of connected HIDDevice objects.

requestDevice()

Returns a Promise that resolves with an array of connected HIDDevice objects. Calling this function will trigger the user agent's permission flow in order to gain permission to access one selected device from the returned list of devices.

Specifications

Specification
WebHID API
# dom-hid

Browser compatibility

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See also