Sep 23, 2021
Google has released Chrome 94 for desktop and Android and the browser comes a new controversial feature: the Idle Detection API.
As the name suggests, the “Idle Detection” API can detect user inactivity. The term Idle refers to the user who has not interacted with the device or its associated hardware, like the keyboard or the mouse, or through system events such as launching a screensaver or locking the system.
What is the Idle Detection API?
The Idle Detection API notifies developers when a user is idle indicating lack of interaction with the keyboard, mouse, screen, activation of a screensaver, locking of the screen, or switching to another screen. The notification is triggered based on user defined threshold.
The Idle detection API allows a Web application