Human Interface Device

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Human Interface Device

(hardware)
(HID) Any device to interact directly with humans (mostly input) like keyboard, mouse, joystick, or graphics tablet.
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The Middlesbrough-based company's Dark Wind has been developed for use and distribution with the new Gametrak 3D motion controller.
The 3D motion controller is produced by LogiCad3D, a Logitech company, under the name Magellan in North America and Space Mouse in Europe.
The Spaceball 4000 FLX is a 3D motion controller engineered to surpass industry ergonomic standards.
3Dconnexion, a Logitech company, today announced another significant advancement in its innovative adaptive sensing technology, which allows the 3Dconnexion(R) SpacePilot(TM) 3D motion controller to detect and adapt to more than 16 environments for UGS' NX(TM) digital product development software.
3Dconnexion, a Logitech (SWX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) company, today unveiled its new entry product, making available its award-winning SpaceTraveler(TM) 3D motion controller at a breakthrough price of $199, which is half the price of the previous entry product from 3Dconnexion.
Executing on its strategy of delivering professional user interface devices and software, 3Dconnexion(R), a Logitech(R) (SWX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) company, today announced the SpacePilot(TM) intelligent motion controller, the first 3D motion controller that can sense and adapt to the user's application and workflow.
Using Two Handed Power(TM), the SOFTIMAGE/XSI animator places one hand on the 3D motion controller to simultaneously dolly, track and tumble, (in other words pan, zoom and rotate) free or target cameras.
A recently published ergonomics study indicates that designers using a 3D motion controller in one hand used together with a standard mouse in the other hand are experiencing an average of 33% less muscle activity as well as a 60% reduction in repetitive movements in both the right and left hand.
The two-handing working style -- using a mouse in one hand and a 3D motion controller in the other -- showed considerable ergonomic advantages over the one-handed style of using a mouse and modifier keys.
With support for the new applications, the industrial design departments at these companies can now benefit from a two-handed work style with a 3D motion controller in one hand used together with a standard mouse in the other hand.
This unique combination of 3D motion controller and mouse is easier to use and simply more intuitive, allowing the artist to become fully immersed in the scene.
Under the terms of the agreement, Actify supports 3Dconnexion's 3D motion controller products SpaceBall(R), SpaceMouse(R), SpaceTraveler(TM), SpaceNavigator(TM) and CadMan(R).