Mouseover events are not limited to web design and are commonly used in modern GUI programming. Their existence might not even be known to the user as the events can be used to call any function and might affect only the internal workings of the program.
Cypress's New Hover Detection for TrueTouch™ Touchscreen Solution Indicates Where a Finger Will Touch as It Approaches Screen
May 05, 2010; Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) announced support for hover detection for its capacitive touchscreen technology. The new...