GetMouseClicks with Full Screen Video Player

I have a Win32 application with a full-size window with video player that is shown in ‘idle’ moments (i.e. most of the time). We have an ultrasonic sensor that activates the app (shows a different window) when a user steps up to it. However, it’s possible they use their ninja skills and can get close enough to not trip the sensor but still be able to touch the screen. Most people want to touch the screen to activate it.

However, the video player consumes the mouse click so we never get a mouse down events. Is there a way to capture the mouse event that the video is consuming?

I ended up using OverlayMBS to create an invisible window over the video window. Seems to do the job.