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.

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