peripheral device

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peripheral device

any hardware device that may be attached to a computer's central processing unit via a cable, such as a printer, monitor, or external backup drive.
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LyncShield, an innovative solution that guarantees secure mobile authentication, has widened its offerings by adding new security features to protect the users of external devices who wish to use Microsoft Lync from outside the organization.
Tenders are invited for Major overhaul, dismantling and installation of plastic windows with external devices slopes in KU "Regional Clinical Psychiatric Hospital" in AB m.
patent number 5,768,627 which, as implemented in the OnSpec Link family of Application Specific Integrated Chips (ASICs), ensures compatible, error-free communication between external devices such as scanners, hard drives, or CD-ROMs, and the PC's parallel port.
Acquisition Hardware by Product Segment - External Devices
Donoghue provided an overview of brain-computer interfaces, such as Cyberkinetics' BrainGate System, that enable direct communication between the brain and external devices, including computers and even wheelchairs.
The market for Wound External Devices will see continued growth as the US diabetic population--most vulnerable to chronic wounds-increases.
The PS2 also will likely use USB and PCMCIA jacks to connect external devices such as modems, digital cameras, keyboards and joysticks.
Fixed interval and programmable interval timer resources enable commonly embedded tasks such as time-of-day computation, data-logging for system service routines, and periodic servicing of timesensitive external devices.
Embedded with a digital signal microprocessor, which enables intelligent authentication, the USB protects data from being accessed via a PC and other external devices.