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Input by Mind Map: Input

1. What are input device

1.1. An input device is an any hardware component that allows user to enter data and instruction to a computer

2. Pointing devices

2.1. Mouse

2.1.1. A mouse is a pointing device that fits the under the palm of your hand comfortably

2.2. Trackball

2.2.1. A trackball is a stationary device with a ball on its top or side

2.3. Touchpad

2.3.1. A touchpad is a small,flat,rectangular pointing device that is sensitive to pressure and motion

2.4. Pointing stick

2.4.1. A pointing stick is a pressure sensitive pointing device shape like pencil eraser that is position between keys on a keyboard

3. Scanners and reading devices

3.1. flatbed

3.2. pen or handheld

3.3. sheet-fed

3.4. drum

4. Digital cameras

4.1. Studio cameras

4.2. Field cameras

5. Biometric input

5.1. finger print reader

5.2. face recognition system

5.3. Hand geometry system

5.4. Voice verification system

5.5. Signature verfication system

5.6. Iris recognition system

5.7. Retinal scanners

6. Touch screens and Touch sensitive Pad

6.1. A touch screen is a touch sensitive device

7. What is input?

7.1. input is any data and instuctions entered into memory of a computer

8. The Keyboard

8.1. A keyboard is an input device that contains key user press to enter data and instruction into a computer

8.2. Wire keyboard

8.2.1. USB PORT


8.3. Wireless keyboard


8.3.2. IRDA

9. Terminal

9.1. A terminal is a computer that allows the user to send data to and/or receive information from the host computer

10. Other input for smart phone

11. Game controllers

11.1. Gamepads

11.2. Joysticks and wheels

11.3. Light guns

11.4. Dances pad

11.5. Motion-sensing controllers

12. Video input

12.1. video input is the process of capturing full motion image and storing them on a computer 's storage medium

13. Voice input

13.1. speech

13.2. music

13.3. sound effect