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Input device

peripheral to provide data and signals to an information processing system

In computing, an input device is computer hardware which is used to enter data for processing.[1][2][3] Examples of input devices include keyboard, mouse, image scanner, digital cameras and joysticks.[3] A touchscreen is a combined input and output device.

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  1. Doyle, Stephen (2010). Essential GCSE ICT for AQA: Student Book. Oxford University Press. p. 4, 303. ISBN 9781850085430.
  2. GCSE ICT (Information Communication Technology): Complete Revision and Practice. Coordination Group Publications. 2003. p. 13. ISBN 9781841463766.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Input device". Computer Hope. Retrieved 2011-09-11.