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4: Touch, Multitouch, and Gestures > MULTITOUCH INTERACTIONS

MULTITOUCH INTERACTIONS

As the name indicates, in the context of mobile applications, multitouch is an interaction defining when a user uses two or more fingers to make contact and interact with a touch-enabled mobile device screen that is capable of receiving multiple points of input.

With the touch of a single finger being the absolute basic requirement for touch-enabled mobile devices, multitouch-enabled screens can potentially offer a more natural way for a user to interact with the device and its applications, by using two, three, four, or even more fingers simultaneously. And they provide an alternative to menu- or key-driven interactions on a device.

In this section you'll examine how you can apply multitouch within Flash mobile applications.


  

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