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joystick

1 a vertical stick or lever that can be manipulated in various directions to control a cursor or other movements on a computer screen. It is used mainly in playing computer games.
2 a vertical stick or lever that can be manipulated in various directions to drive an electric wheelchair.

joystick

A pivoting electronic input device, used in assistive technology to register side-to-side, forward and backward, and diagonal movements, so that these can be processed. The stick may also include preprogrammed buttons that, when depressed, activate specific electronic commands or mechanical outputs.
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The proceedings were commenced after independent testing commissioned by the ACCC indicated that the Joysticks e-cigarette product tested contained toxic chemicals including formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and acrolein.
A word of caution, which may seem unnecessary, but someone may attempt to use this joystick anchoring function while diving or some other water sport: Don't.
For nondisabled subjects, control with the two-axis joystick was much better than that with the FSR/rocker potentiometer setup.
Besides the over-the-top horsepower, the other shocker was that the big powerplants can have ZF joystick docking, the first outboards to boast this system.
They can 'feel' intersections, buildings, paths, and obstacles with the joystick, and even navigate inside a shopping mall or a museum like the Louvre in a virtual environment before they go out to explore on their own," Lahav added.
HKX said in these machines it integrates directly into the factory joystick, creating a more intuitive attachment operation.
This customized isometric joystick may therefore be useful as an alternative power-wheelchair control device.
The Mustang dual joystick pilot controls operate drive functions with the left joystick and loader lift/tilt functions with the right joystick.
have developed the EMF (Electro Motive Force) Joystick.
The crane's swing/auxiliary hoist control lever, known as the joystick, is no handhold for climbing into and out of the cab.
Two joysticks are used instead, the "traction" joystick for rotation, forward, backward, and sideways motions, and the other to control the hydraulic lift, tilt, etc.