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The InputDeviceCapabilities() constructor creates a new InputDeviceCapabilities object provides information about the physical device responsible for generating a touch event.


var inputDeviceCapabilities = new InputDeviceCapabilities([InputDeviceCapabilitiesInit])


An instance of the InputDeviceCapabilities interface.


InputDeviceCapabilitiesInit Optional
A dictionary object containing a set of device capabilities. It contains the following property.
  • fireTouchEvents: A Boolean that indicates whether the device dispatches touch events.


Specification Status Comment
InputDeviceCapabilities Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 47 ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 47 ? ? ? ? ? 47

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