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trackball

a type of computer peripheral that is larger than a typical mouse having one large ball to use to move the cursor and two large buttons for click commands.
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game in real time, track ball placement and get statistics and scores
commented, "These patents are related to an innovative Palm-Top Optical track ball design currently under development by Newcorp Technology Limited, Japan, a subsidiary of Bridge Technology, Inc.
It is recommended that the program be run with a Windows compatible graphics board (with an appropriate monitor), and a Windows compatible pointing device (mouse, track ball, etc.
It also has two PCMCIA slots (one Type II and one Type III), an AT-compatible keyboard with a built-in ergonomic, track ball, IMB local bus video, and simultaneous LCD/CRT display.
The Remote Field Mouse features an integrated track ball, numeric keypad and includes control buttons for TV and PC functionality.
5" Floppy, 1MB, Video Ram, TFT Color, Dual Scan Color, or Monochrome LCD Display, Microsoft sound system, including speaker and microphone, (Sound blaster compatible), up front 25 mm Track Ball, and two PCMCIA expansion slots.
For example, the surfaces around the built-in track ball and corners of the notebook case have been tapered and rounded.
lunar provides a broad range of communications supporting transmission speeds from 56 kbps to 768 kbps, local and wide area networking and a uniquely-designed, easy-to-use meeting interface that includes a wireless keyboard with track ball as well as on-screen controls.
This phenomenon is not new, but it has been exacerbated in the past several years by the transition to computer monitors, the use of computer mouses or track balls, and the increasing complexity and volume of exams.
The NaviLite is a pin-head-sized pointing device that replaces current Track balls and Touch pads, and can be easily embedded in Laptops, handsets or other small data terminals.
There are now thousands of kinds of phone accessories, from chargers, kits, headphones, usb cables to armbands, replacement parts (keypads, track balls ) and so on.
It beat out track balls, light pens and small tablets.