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pointing device

A type of input device for sending commands to a computer. Moving the device results in movement of a cursor on the monitor or computer screen. Pointing devices range from the conventional desktop mouse, trackball, and touch-sensitive screens to infrared and ultrasound pointers mounted on the head.
See: light pointer; switch
See also: device
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The ID Mouse pointing device is easy to install and can be used by multiple persons for a single system.
As people participate in increasingly intense applications such as PC gaming, and compute in more diverse environments with their notebooks, a pointing device must be more precise and be able to function on more surfaces than ever.
The technology we will be working on can have a significant impact on the computer industry as people move away from mice and toward integrated pointing devices.
Appoint designs, manufactures and markets advanced-technology, high-dexterity pointing devices (computer mouse products) for IBM-compatible and Apple Macintosh desktop and portable computers.
international market leader in pointing devices and hand-held scanners, today announced a new version of MouseMan Cordless featuring Logitech's radio technology, significant software improvements, hardware modifications for better control and a new level of ergonomic design.
When we researched the needs of notebook users, we found that tangled cords are a huge hassle," said Ashish Arora, Logitech's director of product marketing, Retail Pointing Devices.
As an additional imaging solution, FotoMan is a great complement to the Logitech Macintosh line, which includes ScanMan(R) Model 32 hand-held scanner, and our ergonomic pointing devices," Phillips added.
There is an unprecedented demand for high-dexterity, cost-effective pointing devices.
CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS) today announced the availability of a new patented line of ultra small, surface mount strain gage pointing devices (cursor controls) designed specifically for use in portable applications such as palm-top, sub-notebook and notebook computers; internet appliances and small hand-held devices.
international market leader in imaging solutions and pointing devices for personal computers, today announced "Virtual Page Scanning" capability in a software upgrade for the ScanMan(R) Model 256 hand- held scanner.
Input device products include pre-programmed ICs for keyboards and pointing devices, such as touch screens, force sticks and touch pads.
Logitech's interface products include Internet video cameras; input and pointing devices such as corded and cordless mice, keyboards and optical trackballs; multimedia speakers; and interactive gaming products such as joysticks, gamepads and racing systems.