data that has been processed into a useful form
any type of hardware component that conveys information to one or more people (Ex. Printers, speakers, data projects)
visually conveys text, graphics, and video information
Packaged as separarte peripheral
Liquid crystal display (LCD)
uses a liquid compound to present information on a display device
The quality of an LCD monitor or LCD screen depends primarily on:
1. Resolution, 2. Response Time 3. Brightness
the number of horizontal and vertical pixels in a display device (higher resolution uses a greater number of pixels)
graphics processing unit (GPU)
controls the manipulation and display of graphics on a display device
LCD monitors use a digital signal and should plug into
DVI port, an HDMI port, or a DisplayPort
display devices that use gas plasma technology and offer screen sizes up to 150 inches
the most advanced form of digital television
Digital television (DTV)
offers a crisper, higher-quality output
a desktop monitor that contains a cathode-ray tube
produces text and graphics on a physical medium
forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper without actually striking the paper
forms characters and graphics by spraying tiny drops of liquid ink onto a piece of paper
Produces color photo-lab-quality pictures
A multifunction peripheral (MFP)
a single device that prints, scans, copies, and in some cases, faxes
generates images by pushing electrically heated pins against the heat-sensitive paper
a small, lightweight, battery-powered printer that allows a mobile user to print from a notebook computer, smart phone, or other mobile device
a small printer that prints on adhesive-type material
used to produce high-quality drawings
create photo-realistic quality color prints on a larger scale
form characters and graphics on a piece of paper by striking a mechanism against an inked ribbon that physically contacts the paper
produces printed images when tiny wire pins on a print head mechanism strike an inked ribbon
prints an entire line at a time
audio output device
produces music, speech, or other sounds
are speakers that cover or are placed outside of the ear
Earbuds (also called earphones) rest inside the ear canal
occurs when you hear a person's voice or when the computer talks to you through the speakers
a device that takes the text and images displaying on a computer screen and projects them on a larger screen
a touch-sensitive device, resembling a dry-erase board, that displays the image on a connected computer screen
A(n) ________ is any type of hardware component that conveys information to one or more people.
________ exists electronically and appears for a temporary period.
Require less battery power
Some mobile devices use monochrome displays because they ________.
Mobile computers and mobile devices have built-in ________ screens.
LCDs are geared for a specific resolution, called the ________.
When you purchase a laser printer, it comes with at least one of two common page description languages: PCL or ________.
Most dot-matrix printers use ________.
LCD monitors and LCD screens typically produce color using either active-matrix or ________ technology.
Dot pitch is sometimes called ________.
The number of colors a graphics processing unit displays is determined by ________.
With Bluetooth printing, a computer or other device transmits output to a printer via ________.
A laser printer creates images using a laser beam and powdered ink, called ________.
Mainframes, servers, or networked applications, such as manufacturing, distribution, or shipping, often use ________.
A(n) ________ projector attaches directly to a computer, and uses its own light source to display the information shown on the computer screen.
Blind users can work with voice output via Windows ________.
A(n) ________ is a display device that uses technology which sandwiches a layer of gas between two glass plates.
With HDTV, the broadcast signals are digitized when they are sent via ________ broadcasts from local television networks, satellite, or cable.
Mobile printers mainly use ink-jet, thermal, thermal wax-transfer, or ________ technology.
________ are used in specialized fields such as engineering and drafting and usually are very costly.
Most surround sound computer speaker systems include one or two center speakers and two or more ________ that are positioned so sound emits from all directions.
Today's joysticks, wheels, gamepads and motion-sensing game controllers also include ________, which is a technology that sends resistance to the device in response to actions of the user.
(TFT) An active-matrix display is also known as a ________ display.
A video card or motherboard, in the case of integrated video, must have enough ________ to generate the resolution and number of colors you want to display.
The speed of an ink-jet printer is measured by the number of ________ it can print.
pages per minute (ppm)
A(n) ________ printer forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper by striking a mechanism against an inked ribbon that physically contacts the paper.
Looking at the monitor