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  1. any peripheral (piece of computer hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system (such as a computer)

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 14, 2008
  2. Input and output devices make up the hardware interface between a computer and the user or external world

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  3. In general, any sensor which monitors, scans for and accepts information from the external world can be considered an input device, whether or not the information is under the direct control of a user

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  4. Common examples of input devices include the keyboard and mouse, though many others provide much more specialized input such as a scanner or 6DOF controller

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  5. A definition of an input device was already included within the von Neumann architecture in 1945, however conception of an architecture including similar devices designed for input only appear since 1936

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