We use thermal printers daily like on **restaurants**, **shops** or **kiosks**, basically everywhere. Instead of using lots of different applications to print the receipt/ticket, it is nice to have just one application which can allow modifying styling too. WebUSB allowed us to connect this wide usage device to the webpages in any Chrome/Firefox without requiring any installation!
Due to the quality of the print, speed, and technological advances, thermal printers have become increasingly popular. These printers are widely used in supermarkets, libraries, restaurants, bars, transport industry, lottery and betting, kiosks, petroleum stations, etc. These are just a few broad examples of the usage of thermal printers. But what are the protocols to print images and text from thermal printers?
Let me introduce you to a new technology - WebUSB. Surely it will give a new impulse to the market of web applications. It will decrease usage of native apps when USB connection is required. Excited? Read this article.