Input Devices: Overview
Input devices are essentially all the peripherals that controls the data and sends information to an information processing system. It performs the task of transferring the data from one device to the other and are connected to a computer or any computational device in most of the cases. The scope of input device hardware is not limited to one's house but today shopping malls and even small retail shops have various input devices to assist them in calculations and convenience in collecting information. The markets have been flooded with variety of options and almost everyday a new technology is launched in the market. Some of the recently launched products are discussed below.
Crayola – Living up to its name is the Crayola keyboard that will give your dull mood a swing. For all those who are bored with using their dull keyboards switch to this colorful version of keyboard that not only is attractive but will make your children's experience on computer, more fun. This is the latest one from the computer hardware industry.
Logitech Cordless Mouse – Enjoy highest level of comfort while doing the most tedious job on your computer, while working on the Logitech Wireless Desktop Wave Pro keyboard-and-mouse combination, giving a unique feel to your computer hardware.
Ultimate Gaming Mouse – Avtar has launched a gaming mouse that has unique features to make computer games much more interesting and easy to play. The optical sensors provide maximum sensitivity and responsiveness which yields unparalleled gaming accuracy 7 programmable keys allows gamers to customize their configuration. The Ambidextrous design gives full use to both right and left handed gamers and it can be easily plug into a USB port.
USBee Flash Memory – Having and elastic neck, a clever ventilation system to prevent it from heating up and a unique look is the USP of this USBee flash memory drive.
Socket Compact Flash Scan Card 5M Bar code scanner – This product has the capacity to turn your pocket PC to an advanced mobile bar code reader. Introduced in the input hardware market by Socket, this device has a new level of convenience and portability to mobile data collection by combining Socket's Mobility Friendly Compact Flash technology with a revolutionary laser scanner from Symbol Technologies.
Speed Pad Gaming Mouse 3- a new device in the game controller segment has been launched by Belkin. However, it has been launched only for specific action packed games like MMORPGs, FPS and RTS and World of Warcraft.
Lipstick 1GB USB Pen Drive – This lipstick shaped USB port has been designed especially for girls who can disguise this USB drive in their purses. The Lipstick Drive can store and transfer your pictures, music, video and data to another computer with a USB port and is fully compatible with all USB connectors.
Launch X431 Scanner (LX-A106) – This is a milestone product in the input hardware market. This new generation tool is a perfect amalgamation between automotive electronic technology and information networking. Adopting diagnostic technology, it has PDA functions apart from reading trouble code, data stream and actuation test, sensor waveform and digital code control.
The computer hardware industry has grown leaps and bound in the past decade. Different types of 2D and 3D input devices has helped the scientific community spread its horizon in the consumer market. Effective cost and efficient service is all that lures the consumers to buy these input devices.