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Sigma KEE - ComputerInputDevice
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computer input device
A peripheral device that generates input for the computer such as a keyboard, scanner, or mouse.
Relationships      
Parents computer hardware The hardware is the physical part of a computer system.
Children ComputerInputButtonA physical ComputerInputDevice such that pushing the button down, pushing it down twice quickly, and/or holding it down causes a signal to be sent to a computer (if everything necessary is turned on and connected). This could be a key on a keyboard, mouse, telephone, ATM, or other piece of equipment.
 ComputerIODeviceA ComputerIODevice is both a ComputerInputDevice and a ComputerOutputDevice.
 ComputerKeyboardA ComputerInputDevice containing a set of keys and used to input different characters.
 ComputerKeyboard_Generic
 ComputerMicrophone
 ComputerMouseA ComputerInputDevice that fits in a person's hand for accepting point and click input on a flat 2D surface. A computer mouse has one or more buttons and may have a ScrollWheel as well. A mouse may be connected to a computer by a power and signalling cable or may have a wireless connection.
 data sinkA device or part of the computer that receives data.
 JoystickA type of ComputerInputDevice with a stick that can be activated to control a cursor in the X and Y directions. A Joystick may or may not have an attached button for clicking.
 ScrollWheelA ComputerInputDevice that consists of a wheel that projects perpendicularly out of a surface. A ComputerUser may rotate it in either direction with a finger. ScrollWheels are often part of ComputerMouses.
 TouchScreenA display screen that also functions as a pointing device by letting users touch on it
 TouchSensitiveComputerInputDeviceA touch-sensitive ComputerInputDevice for accepting point and click input on a 2D surface. The device is operated by moving (normally) a finger across the surface of the device. Clicking may be achieved by clicking on an adjacent button or by tapping the surface. Two basic types of TouchSensitiveComputerInputDevices are ComputerTouchpad and TouchScreen.
 TrackballA type of ComputerInputDevice with a ball that can be rolled to control a cursor in the X and Y directions. A Trackball may or may not have an attached button for clicking.


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