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CAP12XX driver for Android Things

This driver supports capacitive touch controls build on the CAP12XX family of chips (CAP1203, CAP1293, CAP1206, CAP1296, CAP1208 and CAP1298).

NOTE: these drivers are not production-ready. They are offered as sample implementations of Android Things user space drivers for common peripherals as part of the Developer Preview release. There is no guarantee of correctness, completeness or robustness.

How to use the driver

Gradle dependency

To use the cap12xx driver, simply add the line below to your project's build.gradle, where <version> matches the last version of the driver available on jcenter.

dependencies {
    compile '<version>'

Sample usage


// Access the capacitive touch control:

Cap12xx mCapTouchControl;

try {
    mCapTouchControl = new Cap12xx(
            i2cBusName,                     // required I2C
            gpioPinName,                    // optional GPIO for interrupt alerts
            Cap12xx.Configuration.CAP1208   // choose whichever matches your chip
    mCapTouchControl.setOnCapTouchListener(new Cap12xx.OnCapTouchListener() {
        public void onCapTouchEvent(Cap12xx controller, boolean[] inputStatus) {
            // do something awesome
} catch (IOException e) {
    // couldn't configure the touch control...

// Close the capacitive touch control when finished:

try {
} catch (IOException e) {
    // error closing servo

Instead of listening to touches directly, you can register the capacitive touch control with the system and receive KeyEvents using the standard Android APIs:

int[] keyCodes = new int[] {
        KevEvent.KEYCODE_1, KevEvent.KEYCODE_2, ... KevEvent.KEYCODE_8
Cap12xxInputDriver mInputDriver;

try {
    mInputDriver = new Cap12xxInputDriver(
            this,                           // context
            Cap12xx.Configuration.CAP1208,  // 8 input channels
            keyCodes                        // keycodes mapped to input channels

    // Disable repeated events
    // Block touches above 4 unique inputs

} catch (IOException e) {
    // couldn't configure the input driver...

// Override key event callbacks in your Activity:

public boolean onKeyDown(int keyCode, KeyEvent event) {
    switch (keyCode) {
        case KeyEvent.KEYCODE_1:
            return true; // handle keypress
        // other cases...
    return super.onKeyDown(keyCode, event);

// Unregister and close the input driver when finished:

try {
} catch (IOException e) {
    // error closing input driver


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