A(n) ____ mouse uses devices that emit and sense light to detect the mouse?s movement.
A(n) ____ monitor is a display that uses gas plasma technology, which sandwiches a layer of gas between two glass plates.
A printout in ____ orientation presents its information printed across the widest part of the paper.
Touchpads are found most often on ____ computers.
Newer video cards usually have a standard monitor port and a(n) ____ port, allowing users to connect external devices such as a television, DVD player, and video recorder to the computer.
To display the highest quality images, an LCD monitor should plug in a(n) ____ port, which enables digital signals to transmit directly to the LCD monitor.
Large-scale applications sometimes refer to a graphics tablet as a ____.
A(n) ____ is a light-sensing input device that reads printed text and graphics and then translates the results into a form the computer can process.
____ is the number of horizontal and vertical pixels in a display device.
____ is a category of output that includes drawings, clip art, and photographs.
A(n) ____ identifier is a physiological or behavioral characteristic such as fingerprints, hand geometry, facial features, voice, signatures, and eye patterns. Also, a(n) ____ device translates a personal characteristic (the input) into a digital code that is compared with a digital code stored in the computer.
The camera in a(n) ____ scans patterns of blood vessels in the back of the retina.
A ____ is a window on the screen that displays notes and drawings simultaneously on the screens of all participants in a video conference.
____ is the most advanced form of digital television
The ____ is a symbol on the screen, usually a blinking vertical bar, that indicates where the next character typed will display.
Display devices, speakers, headphones, earphones, printers, and ports are all electronic devices found in or used by personal computers. Commonly used output devices include all of the previous devices, except ____.
Output that is presented on a display device is called ____ copy.
Commonly used ____ printers include ink-jet printers and photo printers, laser printers and thermal printers, and mobile printers and label and postage printer. Also, a(n) ____ printer forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper without actually striking the paper.
A ____ is measured in the same way as a television is measured, that is diagonally from one corner to the other.
PDAs ship with a basic ____, which is the primary input device.
Most personal computers have a small internal ____ that usually outputs only low-quality sound.
____ are used in specialized fields such as engineering and drafting and usually are very costly.
A(n) ____ printer is a small, lightweight battery-powered printer that allows a mobile user to print from a notebook computer, Tablet PC, PDA, or smart phone.
____ printers are ideal for printing multipart forms because they easily print through many layers of paper.
A(n) ____ scanner works in a manner similar to a copy machine except it creates a file of the document in memory instead of a paper copy.
The disadvantage of a ____ peripheral is that if the device breaks down, users lose all four functions.
Setting a monitor to display a higher resolution uses a ____ number of pixels and thus provides a smoother image.
A ____ is the most widely used pointing device on desktop computers.
A ____ is the smallest element in an electronic image.
Some users input music and other sound effects using external ____ devices such as an electronic piano keyboard.
____ is any data and instructions entered into the memory of a computer. Also, a(n) ____ device is any hardware component that allows users to enter data or instructions (programs, commands, and user responses) into a computer.
A(n) ____ station, which is an external device that holds a mobile computer, contains a power connection and provides connections to peripherals.
A(n) ____ is a small metal or plastic device that looks like a tiny pen, but uses pressure instead of ink.
A(n) ____ display uses fewer transistors, requires less power, and is less expensive than an active-matrix display.
____ (OCR) software enables users to convert the image from a fax modem to text and then edit it.
Optical character recognition
A(n) ____ printer is a type of nonimpact printer that forms characters and graphics by spraying tiny drops of liquid ink onto a piece of paper. Also, many photo printers use ____ technology.
The actual photographed resolution of a digital camera is known as the ____.
____ is one method of input for smart phones.
Printer resolution is measured by the number of ____ (dpi) a printer can print.
Dots per inch
A(n) ____ keyboard has a design that reduces the chance of wrist and hand injuries. Also, the goal of ____s is to incorporate comfort, efficiency, and safety in the design of items in the workplace.
____ is a category of output that includes memos, letters, announcements, press releases, and reports.
A(n) ____ monitor is a desktop monitor that uses a liquid crystal display instead of cathode ray tube to produce images on the screen.
A(n) ____, which is comparable in size to a credit card or ATM card, stores personal data on a thin microprocessor embedded in the card.
Two types of display devices are ____ and CRT displays.
____ is a category of output that includes music, narrations, and speeches.
____ is a category of output that includes prerecorded news reports, movies, and performances.
A(n) ____ is an identification code that consists of a set of vertical lines and spaces of different widths.
A(n) ____ printer is a small printer that prints on an adhesive-type material that can be placed on a variety of items such as envelopes, packages, CDs, and DVDs.
The speed of an ink-jet printer is measured by the number of ____ (ppm) it can print.
Pages per minute
Retail and grocery stores use the ____ (UPC) bar code.
Universal product code
The primary input device for a ____ is a pressure-sensitive digital pen, which allows users to write on the device?s screen.
A printout in ____ orientation presents its information printed across the shorter width of the paper.
The most widely used biometric device today is a(n) ____.
A type of Web cam called ____ cam has the illusion of moving images because it sends a continual stream of still images.
A(n) ____ device is an input device that allows a user to control a pointer on the screen.
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