Overview and History <ul><li>The diversity of these type of devices is very broad but the meaning is far from being vague. </li></ul><ul><li>In general, an input device is a mechanism which allow human interference or control over a computer and it’s system. </li></ul><ul><li>Input devices are not to be confused with output devices because they only serve to transfer in formations into a computer and not out. </li></ul><ul><li>There are no definite history for all of the input devices because each possess its own story. </li></ul><ul><li>Input devices can range from a mouse to a web cam. </li></ul>
How It Works An input devices simply work by transferring information or commands into a computer. The actual processing and storing of the information is done within the computer.
Information Processing <ul><li>An input device simply process outside physical circumstances such as sounds, movement and pictures into the binary codes which the computer can store or process. </li></ul>
Connection to the PC <ul><li>Input devices can either be attach to a PC by wire or wirelessly with devices such as a USB receiver. </li></ul>
Latest Products <ul><li>Now a day, mechanical devices tend to have their own input devices build into. </li></ul><ul><li>These new features or versions of input devices include point of sale, touch pad (apple), smart card, and touch screen. </li></ul>