With the advent of affordable touchscreen monitors there will be an increasing demand to make VSTs touch-friendly. I just bought a 16" for 150€ but manipulating the small TI VST controls is a real pain. I have tested some DAWs that have been designed for touchscreens and it feels very natural. There are even some VSTs around that unintentionally got touch-aware just by updating their development framework and they work very well -- read here: http://www.soundonsound.com/re…ch-music-software-windows
OSX still lacks touch support but on Windows this is a big deal with all these Surface notebooks around.
Access, you made the leap from knobs to the desktop, now don't stop, move on!