keyboard

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keyboard

a computer input device consisting of rows of switches with key tops marked as letters or numbers. Manual pressure on a series or combination of the keys generates an electronic code representing words, data, commands, or other input.
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His Karlsruhe Institute for Technology said it could make typing on miniature smartphone keyboards unnecessary.
This makes it the ideal tool for people who need to take notes or write things while on the move--many people find it much easier to work with than those tiny smartphone keyboards.