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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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Head movements typically use pointing devices to activate computer keyboards or switches (Bower et al.
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.
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.
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.
4 GHz Presenter, WirelessUSB helped us implement an aggressive development timeline and get our product to market quickly," said Ashish Arora, Logitech director of product marketing for retail pointing devices.
MDDI provides support for audio transducers, keyboards, pointing devices and other input devices integrated with a mobile display.
When we researched the needs of notebook users, we found that tangled cords are a huge hassle," said Ashish Arora, Logitech's director of product marketing, Retail Pointing Devices.