APPLICATION TOOLS HARDWARE (INPUT)

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APPLICATION TOOLS HARDWARE (INPUT) by Mind Map: APPLICATION TOOLS HARDWARE (INPUT)

1. Definition

1.1. Any data and instructions entered into the memory of a computer. instruction can be entered into the computer in the form of program, commands and user responses.

2. Example of input devices

2.1. Keyboard

2.2. Mouse

2.3. Games controllers

2.4. Digital cameras

2.5. Voice input

3. KEYBOARD

3.1. Is an input device that contains keys users press to enter data and instructions into a computer

3.2. Wireless keyboards: Bluetooth, irDA

3.3. wired keyboards: USB port and keyboard port

3.4. Most dekstop computer have:

3.4.1. between 101 & 105 keys

3.4.2. A numeric keypad on the right side of the keyboards

3.4.3. Function keys, CTRL keys, ALT keys and arrow keys

3.4.4. WINDOWS keys

3.4.5. APPLICATION keys

3.4.6. Toggle keys

4. MOUSE

4.1. Is a pointing device that fits under the palm of your hand comfortably

4.2. A mouse can be wired or wireless

4.3. Other pointing devices

4.3.1. Trackball

4.3.2. Touchpad

4.3.3. Pointing stick

5. GAMES CONTROLLERS

5.1. Video games and computer games as the input devices that directs movements and actions of on-screen objects

5.2. Gamepads, joysticks & wheels, light guns, dance pads and motion-sensing controllers

6. VOICE INPUT

6.1. Is the process of entering input by speaking into a microphone

6.2. Voice recognition is the computers capability of distinguishing spoken words

6.3. Audio input is the process of entering any sound into the computer

7. DIGITAL CAMERAS

7.1. Is a mobile device that allows users to take pictures and store them digitally

7.1.1. For example, studio cameras, fields cameras and point-and-shoot camera