Some of the Input devices are as follows:
This is a special monitor where th user can touch the screen with his finger to select an option.
- Graphics Tablets
These are commonly used by artists and designers. They have to use a special pen called Stylus.
A Scanner can be used to input printed text and pictures into a computer.
- Optical Character Recognition(OCR) Reader
Optical Character Recognition is the process where a scanner can be used with special software that can convert printed characters into computer data.
- Barcode Reader
Barcode readers are used to read the barcode found on items in a supermarket or hypermarket.
- Magnetic Ink Character Recognition(MICR) Reader
MICR Reader reads magnetic ink characters found in bank cheques.
- Optical Mark Recognition(OMR) Reader
OMR Readers use light to detect pencil marks. They are usually used to mark multiple choice answer sheets.
This is mostly used for playing games.