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IN PUT by Mind Map: IN PUT
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IN PUT

Game Controllers

Video games and computer games use a game controller as the input device that directs movements and actions of on‐screen objects

What Is Input?

Input is any data and instructions entered into the memory of a computer

What Are Input Devices

An input device is any hardware component that allows users to enter data and instructions into a computer

The Keyboard, A keyboard is an input device that contains keys users press to enter data and instructions into a computerThe insertion point, also known as the cursor, is a symbol on the screen that indicates where the next character you type will appearAn ergonomic keyboard has a design that reduces the chance of wrist and hand injuriesErgonomics incorporates comfort, efficiency, and safety into the design of the workplaceKeyboards on mobile devices typically are smaller and/or have fewer keys

Pointing Devices

Mouse

A mouse is a pointing device that fits under the palm of your hand comfortably A mouse can be wired or wireless

Touch Screens and Touch‐Sensitive Pads

Pen Input

With pen input, you touch a stylus or digital pen on a flat surface to write, draw, or make selections

Other Input for Smart Phones

Digital Cameras

A digital camera is a mobile device that allows users to take pictures and store them digitally

Voice Input

Voice input is the process of entering input by speaking into a microphone

Voice recognition is the computer’s capability of distinguishing spoken words

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

Music production software allows users to record, compose, mix, and edit music and sounds

Video Input

Video input is the process of capturing full‐motion images and storing them on a computer’s storage medium

A Web cam is a type of digital video camera that enables a user

Scanners and Reading Devices

Flatbed

Pen or Handheld

Sheet‐fed

Drum