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input device

n.
A device, such as a keyboard, used to enter information into a computer.

input device

n
(Computer Science) computing a peripheral device that accepts data and feeds it into a computer

input device

A machine with which to give information to a computer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational deviceinput device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
computer keyboard, keypad - a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard
joystick - a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers
computer peripheral, peripheral, peripheral device - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are important peripherals"
digital scanner, image scanner, scanner - an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
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The "Content Creation Using Electronic Input Device on Non-electronic Surfaces" patent shows users would be able to draw with the stylus in mid-air not only on an iPad, but across multiple Apple products, like MacBooks and desktops.
This type of device is approaching reality, and Industrial Technology Research Institute is likely the first to introduce a practical virtual input device to the marketplace.
The input device contains various movement sensors, also called inertial sensors," said Bernhard Kleiner of the Fraunhofer Institute for anufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart, who led the project.
Avago Technologies announced a thin, ultra-compact input device product that combines a navigation pad module with a motion sense and interface integrated circuit (IC) to provide mouse-like pointing in a variety of mobile devices.
The Kofax Document Exchange Server features a thin-client application--the Document Exchange--with which users can easily retrieve documents sent from an input device.
Referencing figure 1 from the ground up, the components are the ink supply pump, controller, marking head and input device.
Typically a user must touch numerous points on the screen to calibrate ala input device, taking time away from presentations.
As a theoretical base for usability evaluation, Fitts's law (Fitts, 1954) is commonly referred to as a standard research paradigm in input device ergonomics (e.
The premise of computer assistive technology relies on processes of accommodating an individual with an alternative keyboard, mouse, or other input device that is similar to the general input components of a computer.
The Cursor is a handle that is connected to the input device.
OTM Technologies' VPen is a pen-shaped input device based on the VPen-core that enables full interaction with a handset or any other data terminal, including text input and editing, gaming, drawing and continuous screen navigation and selection.
However, the type of input device you select ultimately comes down to the software running on your system.