is the process of inputting sound into the computer. this could include speech, sound effects, and music.
is an authentication technique using automated methods of recognization a person based a physiologycal or behavrioral characteristics.
stored digitally and then transferred to the computers memory. use a variety of storage such as flash memory cards, memory sticks, USB keys, mini-discs, and other solid-state storage devices.
are oppenings on the motherboard where an expansion board, also called an adaptor car, can be inserted.
also known as IEEE 1394 and IEEE1394b. supports data transfer rates of up to 400Mbps and can connect up to 63 external devices.
provides good quality color printing for less expense than a laser printer. is a nonimpact process.
is data or instructions, must be entered into the computer and then stored temporarily or permanently on a storage device.
most commonly used input device for entering numeric and alphebetic data into your computer.
produces images using the same technology as a copier machine. the image is made with powdery substance called toner. produces high-quality.
is a device that allows one computer to tlk to another.
desktop computers typically use a monitor as a display screen,
is the most commonly used pointing device for personal computers. moves a flat surface and controls the pointer on screen.
is data that has been processed into a useful format. most common are monitors and printers. it displays information.
refers tothe ability of a computer system to configure expansion boards and other devices automatically.
is an input device that allows you to position the pointer on the screen. it can have several shapes, but most common is the arrow.
also called a jack, is a interface to which peripheral device attaches to or communicates withthe system unit.
are devices that can change images into codes for input to the computer.
is a pointing device that works like a mouse turned upside down; the ball is on top of the device.
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
can connect up to 127 diffrent perpherals with a single connector and supports data transfer rates of up to 200 million bits per second.