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point·ing device

(poin′tĭng)
n. Computers
An input device, such as a mouse, joystick, or trackball, with which one can move or manipulate a cursor or pointer on a GUI.
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pointing device

n (Comput: = mouse, touchpad, stylus, etc) → Zeigegerät nt
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Since 1989, IKEY has manufactured a complete line of NEMA-rated industrial keyboards, computer pointing devices and flat panel displays.
If you hate your mouse and can't make friends with touch pads or pointing devices, this pen-driven screen system is refreshing.
Pointing devices: There are three types of pointing devices available on notebooks: integrated (built-in) trackballs (an upside-down mouse), touchpads (the controlling finger moves on a built-in fiat, pressure-sensitive surface) and integrated pointing sticks (a small movable button usually situated between the g and h keys).
Like keyboards, which vary in size and feel, pointing devices are a matter of personal preference.
The patented technology relates to hand held devices that include pointing devices, such as a joy stick, capable of carrying out multiple user selectable functions.
To help thwart the growing threat of unauthorized access to personal computers that contributes to severe security breaches, Siemens' Program and System Engineering Technology Lab today introduced one of the first mouse pointing devices that uses fingerprint recognition to deliver high levels of protection.
Today the mouse and other pointing devices increasingly are being integrated into mainstream accounting applications, especially those for Windows.
Its products include relays, connectors, keyboards, input and pointing devices, touch panels, thermal printers, and KVM switches.
Looking back, Marble optical technology set the stage for a revolution in pointing devices.
Z-LITE pointing devices feel natural, are easy and efficient to use," said O'Connor.
Lexmark is an established manufacturer of pointing devices used in computer keyboards worldwide, most notably IBM," said E.
Logitech has developed a range of mobile mice to complement the increasingly diverse notebook PC user base, which includes many people who are frustrated with built-in pointing devices and touchpads," said Ashish Arora, Logitech's vice president of product marketing for retail pointing devices.