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The information in our interactive Radar is currently only available in English. To get information in your native language, please download the PDF here.

Platforms

Web Bluetooth

NOT ON THE CURRENT EDITION
This blip is not on the current edition of the radar. If it was on one of the last few editions it is likely that it is still relevant. If the blip is older it might no longer be relevant and our assessment might be different today. Unfortunately, we simply don't have the bandwidth to continuously review blips from previous editions of the radar.Understand more
May 2018
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Web Bluetooth allows us to control any Bluetooth Low Energy device directly from the browser. This allows us to target scenarios that previously could only be solved with a native app. The specification is published by the Web Bluetooth Community Group and describes an API to discover and communicate with devices over the Bluetooth 4 wireless standard. Right now, Chrome is the only major browser which currently supports this specification. With Physical Web and Web Bluetooth, we now have other avenues for getting users to interact with devices without them having to install yet another app on their phone. This is an exciting space which is worth keeping an eye on.