what is input device and output device


Input Devices

  • Input device is any peripheral piece of computer hardware equipment to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or other information appliance.
  • Input device Translate data from form that humans understand to one that the computer can work with. 

Example of Input Devices:-

  • Keyboard 
  • Mouse (pointing device)
  • Microphone
  • Touch screen
  • Scanner
  • Webcam
  • Touchpads
  • MIDI keyboard
  • Graphics Tablets
  • Cameras
  • Pen Input
  • Video Capture Hardware
  • Microphone
  • Trackballs
  • Barcode reader
  • Digital camera
  • Joystick
  • Gamepad
  • Electronic Whiteboard

Output devices

  • An output device is any piece of computer hardware equipment used to communicate the results of data processing carried out by an information processing system (such as a computer) which converts the electronically generated information into human readable form.

Example on Output Devices:-

  • Monitor
  • LCD Projection Panels
  • Printers (all types)
  • Computer Output Microfilm (COM)
  • Plotters
  • Speaker(s)
  • Projector