Input, Output & Storage

what are they?

What is an Input

Input is a piece of computer hardware equipment used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system , such as: computer or information appliance. Examples of input devices are: keyboard, mice, scanners and joy sticks.

What is a output

An output device is any piece of computer hardware equipment used to communicate the results of data processing carried out by an information processing system (such as : a computer) which converts the electronically generated information into human readable form.

What is storage

A storage device is any computing hardware that is used for storing , porting and extracting data files and objects. It can hold and store information both temporarily and permanently, and can be internal or external to a computer, server or any similar computing device.


A storage device may also be known as a storage medium.

Big image