What is input device ?

Input Device serves as an interface between the outside world and the computer for proper communication. It enables the user to send data, information, or control signals to a computer. As a user enters the data using various input devices, the data can be saved in computer’s memory for further processing.

Basically, Input devices are the electromagnetic devices that accept data or a set of instructions from the outside world. Then these devices will translate that data into machine readable and understandable form. Since, it is a physical piece of hardware that connects to a primary device (such as a computer), in order to provide user input.

Some Input Devices Are Listed Below :

  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Scanner
  • Joystick
  • Light Pen
  • Digitizer
  • Microphone
  • Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR)
  • Optical Character Reader (OCR)
  • Digital Camera
  • Steering Wheel
  • Gesture Recognition Devices
  • Light Gun
  • Track Ball
  • Touch screen
  • Biometric Devices
  • VR (Virtual Reality) Devices
  • Webcam
  • Remote Control