Pen Input Devices

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Pen Input Device

These are based on screens that sense the location of a special pen that is connected to the terminal. Light pen A light pen is a device that utilizes a light sensitive detector to select objects on a display screen. Light pens act like a miniature scanner and can read text as they are dragged across the printed page. This can be transferred directly to the current open document.

Light Pen

Styluses Styluses are pointing and drawing device used with digitizing tablets or touch screens. Digitising tablets consists of an electronic tablet and a pen. It helps in entering drawings and sketches into a computer.