And now we get to use it on certain boards only: http://www.gigabyte.com/MicroSite/278/touch-bios.html
Having just spent quite a few hours removing greasy fingerprints from my monitors, (after a visit from some young family members, not from bacon butties), I love the idea of proximity sensors so you don't have to touch the screen at all. That or amputation !!
My screens stay nice and clean but only because they can't get past the security to even get near them!