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peripheral device

[pə′rif·ərel di‚vīs]
(computer science)
Any device connected internally or externally to a computer and used to enter or display data, such as the keyboard, mouse, monitor, scanner, and printer.

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Virtually all PCs and laptops have USB ports built in, and having a portable means of maximizing this convenience has become a necessity for people who use peripheral devices.
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The adoption of this single cord connection offers users "one touch" functionality for complete access to multiple peripheral devices such as printers, desktop monitors and full size keyboards.
Each of these virtual systems has many peripheral devices that need to be modeled.
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Quatech's QSU-100 4-port USB to RS-232 serial adapter provides additional ports for peripheral devices connecting to this PC-based system including a thermal ticket printer, a barcode scanner, a mini barcode scanner, a Smartcard reader/writer, check reader, a signature capture device, and a text inserter for a digital video recorder.
Established in 1979 and based in Tokyo, Japan, Nihon Binary was started as a technically oriented trading company to import advanced imaging and graphics peripheral devices and software from the United States.
Driven by the explosion of digital photography, the highly competitive portable consumer electronics market is now mandating that products such as MP3 players, PDAs, digital cameras and cell phones provide Hi-Speed USB host control of external peripheral devices without a PC.
In addition, sales of many of the Company's products depend largely on sales of personal computers and peripheral devices, and reductions in the rate of growth of the PC, consumer electronics and embedded markets could adversely affect its operating results.
End-users will be able to access Ovation using multiple devices, including landline telephones, cordless telephones, desktop PCs, broadband enabled laptops, emerging WLAN-enabled devices such as handsets and smartphones, and other peripheral devices.
Conversa will allow residential and SOHO users to use Ovation to connect multiple devices including landline telephones, desktop PCs or laptops to wireless broadband Internet access, printers, scanners and other peripheral devices from every office or room.

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