electronic stylus


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Noun1.electronic stylus - (computer science) a pointer that when pointed at a computer display senses whether or not the spot is illuminatedelectronic stylus - (computer science) a pointer that when pointed at a computer display senses whether or not the spot is illuminated
pointer - an indicator as on a dial
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Traditionally, the field of active electronic stylus has been dominated by a few companies that provide vertically integrated solutions and are limited to high-end products.
One of its innovations is an electronic stylus called the S Pen, first unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January.
PLTs come equipped with an electronic stylus and headphones; if students cannot pronounce a word, or don't know its meaning, they tap the word with the stylus and a personal audio "coach" sounds out the word and provides a definition through a speaker in the PLT.
You carry the screen portion only of the computer in a portfolio which takes up no more space than a traditional paper tablet portfolio, and take notes and select menus using an electronic stylus.
Annotation on the pages may also be carried out by using an electronic stylus and touch screen display.
Electronically, they link into the nursing home computer system and function in the same way as a notebook computer, but the keyboard is replaced by an electronic stylus, or "pen," which is used to "write" on a display screen.

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