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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.
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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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15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the public download availability of its ZigBee Input Device (TM) standard and the selection of golden units supporting this global standard for human interface devices used in consumer electronics (CE) and computer accessories.
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.
Referencing figure 1 from the ground up, the components are the ink supply pump, controller, marking head and input device.
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.
However, the type of input device you select ultimately comes down to the software running on your system.
Seattle-based Stratos has worked with Apple Computer to develop the Apple Powerbook Trackpad input device, as well as with Microsoft Corp.
Golden Unit specification helps to ensure quality and full interoperability of future ZigBee Input Device products
SAN RAMON, California, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee(R) Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, residential, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the completion of ZigBee Input Device, the new global standard for human interface devices used in consumer electronics (CE) and computer accessories.
20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, residential, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the completion of ZigBee Input Device, the new global standard for human interface devices used in consumer electronics (CE) and computer accessories.
GreenPeak's ZigBee Input Device platform achieves Golden Unit Status and leads the industry as the standard of excellence
Users with such devices can now replace an existing panel mounted or other input device without the expense of replacing or customizing existing panels.