getusermedia does not store permissions for a web page or site

External Issue #9004028

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Author
Andreas N.
Created
Sep 21, 2016
Privacy
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Each time the microphone is accessed via getusermedia, the user is asked to give permissions.
We are providing speech recognition functionality in the browser, where users can navigate through pages on a site using voice.
Currently, it is not possible in Edge to have a user give microphone access permissions permanently to a page, an entire site or a set of pages on a site. This makes functionality as described above essentially unusable.
Note that both Chrome and FF allow users to give persistent microphone access.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Shijun S.”

      Changed Status to “External”

    • Thank you so much for reporting the issue to us! 

      This is a known limitation in our implementation at this point.  We have a coding task already in the current product cycle to implement support to the persistent permission for getusermedia calls from https origins.  We are resolving the issue as a duplicate to the internal coding task, and will provide update when we have the fix ready (and to close the issue). 

      All the Best, MS Edge Team

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