capacitive sensing - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the technology that makes the screen on a smartphone or tablet able to react to being touched so that the display can be controlled by someone's fingers instead of a mouse

    The micro-chip features dedicated audio and capacitive-sensing peripherals along with a host of additional useful features.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 09/11/2011