The InputDeviceCapabilities API provides details about the physical device responsible for generating an event. InputDeviceCapabilities.firesTouchEvents returns whether this device dispatches touch events. All types of UIEvent now have their own sourceCapabilities attribute which returns the InputDeviceCapabilities associated with the physical device responsible for them.
Status in Chromium
Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:
- Chrome for desktop release 47
- Chrome for Android release 47
- Android WebView release 47
Consensus & Standardization
Last updated on 2020-11-19