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Chapter 5

Input and Output


Chapter 5 Objectives

List the characteristics

of a keyboard

Summarize how

these pointing devices

work: mouse, trackball, touchpad,
pointing stick, joystick, wheel, audio
player, control pad, gamepad, light
pen, touch screen, stylus, and digital
pen

Describe other types of input,

including voice input; input devices
for PDAs, smart phones, and Tablet
PCs; digital cameras; voice input;
scanners and reading devices;
terminals; and biometric input

Describe the characteristics of LCD
monitors, LCD screens, and CRT
monitors

Summarize the various types of printers

Explain the characteristics of
speakers, headphones and earphones;
fax machines and fax modems,
multifunction peripherals, and data
projectors

Identify input and output options for
physically challenged users

What Is Input?


What is

input?


Input device is any hardware component used to enter
data or instructions into a computer


Data or instructions entered into the memory of
computer

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What is a keyboard?


Input device that contains

keys users press to enter

data into a computer


Includes typing area,
numeric keypad, and
function keys


Can be cordless or

built
-
in

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What is a

mouse?


Pointing device that fits
under the palm of your hand


Mechanical mouse

has rubber or metal

ball on its underside

mouse buttons

mouse pad

ball

wheel
button

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What is an

optical
mouse?


No moving mechanical
parts inside


Senses light to detect
mouse’s movement


More precise than
mechanical mouse


More expensive

than a mechanical mouse

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What is a

trackball?


Stationary pointing device with a
ball on its top or side


To move pointer, rotate ball with
thumb, fingers, or palm of hand

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What are a

touchpad

and a


pointing stick?



Touchpad is small, flat, rectangular
pointing device sensitive to
pressure and motion


Pointing stick is pointing device
shaped like pencil eraser positioned
between keys on keyboard

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What are a

joystick

and a

wheel?


Joystick is vertical lever mounted on a base


Wheel is steering
-
wheel
-
type input device


Pedal simulates car brakes and accelerator

Other Pointing Devices


What is a

control pad

and a

gamepad?


Control pad on an audio player
allows users to scroll through
music, adjust volume, and
customize settings



Gamepad a pointing device
that controls the movement
and actions of players or
objects in games

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What is a

touch screen?


Touch areas of screen with
finger


Often used with kiosks

Keyboard and Pointing Devices


What is a

stylus and a digital pen?


Looks like a ballpoint pen, but uses pressure to write text
and draw lines


Used with graphics tablets, flat electronic boards

Other Input Devices


What is voice input?


Entering data by speaking into a microphone


Voice recognition or speech recognition is the

computer’s capability to distinguish spoken
words

Other Input Devices


What is audio input?


Entering sounds into a computer
-

speech,

music, and sound effects


MIDI
-

standard defining how digital musical

devices represent sound electronically

PDAs, Tablet PCs, and Smart
Phones


What is a

Tablet PC?


Mobile computer that
includes handwriting
recognition software


Primary input device is a
pressure
-
sensitive digital
pen

Other Input Devices


What is a

digital
camera?


Allows you to take

digital pictures


Images viewable
immediately on

camera


Download to

computer


Post pictures

to Web

Other Input Devices


What is

resolution?


Sharpness and clarity of image


The higher the resolution, the better the image
quality, but the more expensive the camera


Pixel (picture element) is single point in electronic
image


Greater the number of pixels, the better the image
quality

Other Input Devices


What is

video input?


Process of storing full
-
motion images on a
computer’s storage medium


Digital video (DV) camera records video as digital
signals

Other Input Devices


What is a

PC video camera

and a

Web cam?


PC video camera

DV camera used to capture video and still
images, and to make video telephone calls on Internet


Also called PC camera


Web cam

video camera

that displays its output on a

Web page

Other Input Devices


What is

video conferencing?


Two or more geographically separated people who
use network on Internet to transmit audio and
video data

Other Input Devices


What is a

scanner?


Light
-
sensing device that reads
printed text and graphics


Used for image processing,
converting paper documents
into electronic images

Other Input Devices


What is an

optical reader?


Optical character recognition
(OCR) reads characters in OCR
font


Optical mark recognition (OMR)
reads hand
-
drawn pencil marks,
such as small circles


Bar code reader


Device that uses light source to read characters, marks, and codes
and then converts them into digital data

Other Input Devices


What is an

RFID reader?



Reads information on the
tag via radio waves


Can be handheld devices
or mounted in a
stationary object

Other Input Devices


What is a

magnetic stripe card reader?



Reads the magnetic stripe on
the back of a credit card


Exposure to a magnetic field
can erase the contents of a
card’s magnetic stripe

What is a magnetic
-
ink character recognition

(MICR) reader?

Other Input Devices


Can read text printed with magnetized ink


Banking industry almost exclusively uses MICR for check

processing

Other Input Devices


What is a

point of sale (POS) terminal?


Records purchases,
processes credit or debit
cards, and updates
inventory

Other Input Devices


What is an

automated teller machine (ATM)?


Self
-
service banking machine that connects to a host computer
through a network

Other Input Devices


What is

biometrics?


Authenticates person’s identity by
verifying a personal characteristic


Fingerprint scanner captures curves
and indentations of fingerprint

Other Input Devices


What are examples of biometric
technology?


Voice verification system compares live speech with
stored voice pattern


Signature verification system recognizes

shape of signature


Iris recognition system reads patterns in
blood vessels in back of eye


Biometric data is sometimes stored
on smart card, which stores personal
data on microprocessor embedded in
card

What is Output?


What is

output
?


Data that has been processed into a useful form,

called information


Output device is any hardware component that can convey

information to one or more people

Display Devices


What is a

display device?


Output device that visually conveys information


Information on display device sometimes

called soft copy


Monitor houses display device as separate peripheral

Display Devices


What is an LCD monitor?


Uses liquid crystal display


Have a small footprint


Mobile devices that contain LCD
displays include


Notebook computer, Tablet
PC, PDA, and Smart Phone

Display Devices


What is a

plasma monitor?


Displays image by applying voltage to layer of gas


Larger screen size and higher display quality than LCD, but
are more expensive

Display Devices


What is a

CRT monitor?


Contains cathode
-
ray tube
(CRT)


Common sizes are 15, 17, 19,
21, and 22 inches


Viewable size is diagonal
measurement of actual
viewing area


Display Devices


What determines the quality of a CRT
monitor?


Screen resolution


Text created with a smaller dot pitch is easier

to read


Refresh rate is speed at which monitor redraws

images on screen

Printers


Output device that produces text and graphics
on a physical medium

various
ways to
print

printer

cable

docking

station

media

card

cable

wireless

printers

Printers


What is a

nonimpact printer?


Forms characters and graphics without striking paper


Ink
-
jet printer
sprays tiny drops of liquid ink onto
paper


Prints in black
-
and
-
white or color on a variety of
paper types

Printers


What is a

photo printer?


Color printer that produces photo
-
lab
-
quality pictures


Many photo printers have a built
-
in card slot

Printers


What is a

laser printer
?


High
-
speed, high
-
quality nonimpact
printer


Prints text and graphics in very high
-
quality resolution, ranging from 1,200
to 2,400 dpi


Typically costs more than

ink
-
jet printer, but is much faster

Printers


What is a

thermal printer
?


Generates images by pushing electrically heated pins against heat
-
sensitive paper


Dye
-
sublimation printer, (also called a digital photo printer)
uses heat to transfer dye to specially coated paper

Printers


What is a

mobile printer
?


Small, lightweight, battery
-
powered printer that allows mobile
user to print from notebook computer, Tablet PC, PDA, or smart
phone while traveling

Printers


What is a

plotter
?


Sophisticated printer used to produce high
-
quality drawings


Large
-
format printer creates photo
-
realistic
-
quality

color prints

Printers


What is an

impact printer
?


Forms characters by striking
mechanism against inked ribbon
that contacts paper


Dot
-
matrix printer

produces

printed images when tiny

wire pins strike ribbon


Line printer

prints entire line

at a time


Other Output Devices


What is an

audio output device
?


Computer component that
produces music, speech, or
other sounds


Speakers, earphones, and ear
buds are common devices

Other Output Devices

What is a facsimile (fax) machine?


Device that transmits and receives
documents over telephone lines


What is a fax modem?


Modem that allows you to send and
receive electronic documents as faxes


What is voice output?


Computer talks to you through speakers on computer


Internet telephony allows you to have conversation

over Web

Other Output Devices


What is a

multifunction
peripheral
?


Provides functionality

of printer, scanner,

copy machine, and

fax machine

Other Output Devices


What is a data projector?


Device that takes image from computer screen and
projects it onto larger screen

Input and Output Devices for Physically
Challenged Users

What input devices are available for those with
physical limitations?


Keyboards with larger
keys


Head
-
mounted pointer
controls pointer on
screen

Input and Output Devices for Physically
Challenged Users

What other output options are available for
visually impaired users?


Change Window settings,

such as increasing size or

changing color of text to

make words easier to read


Blind users can work with

voice output



Braille printer

outputs

information in Braille

onto paper


Processing and organizing

input into output

Summary of Input and Output

Data and instructions

Various techniques of input

Commonly used input devices

Various methods of output

Commonly used output devices

Questions?