INPUT DEVICES

Learn more about input devices in this poster!

WHAT ARE INPUT DEVICES?

In computing an input device is any peripheral used to provide data and control signals to an information.


HOW ARE THEY CLASSIFIED?

  • How they input data, whether it's visual or mechanical motion.
  • Whether the input is discrete or continuous.
  • The degrees of freedom involved. (2D mouses or 3D Navigational aids for CAD)


SOME INPUT DEVICES

WHAT'S THE USE OF INPUT DEVICES?

Without input devices there would not be a way for us to 'feed' data into a computing device.