digital device


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms.

digital device

A physical unit of equipment that contains a computer or microcontroller. Today, myriad devices are digital including a smartphone, tablet and smartwatch. In contrast, there are numerous non-digital (analog) devices, such as a thermometer, electric fan and bicycle. Automobiles, washing machines and many other products are both digital and analog. See device, computer, microcontroller, digital and analog.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
Position the desk so that digital devices are sitting at least 20 inches away from their face to decrease eye strain.
Vantage of using digital device in the class for the non-class activities###Frequency(n)###Percentage(%)
Questions included, "Does your child have a digital device readily available to them whenever they want?" "Do you find it difficult to take a digital device away from your child?" And "Does your child lose sleep due to time spent on digital devices?"
are slightly more likely to see student use of digital devices as having a positive rather than negative effect on the overall education of students.
Internet-enabled digital devices continue to equalize access to information and level the playing field in every industry including banking.
In most cases, such permissions are the result of budget cuts and a lack of resources to provide employees with the proper digital devices they need to complete the job.
Even Americans who know the connection between digital devices and eyestrain rarely understand that blue light is present in nature as well as in technology, so protective measures are as valuable to people who work outdoors as to employees who spend much of their day in front of a digital screen.
Studies suggest 60 per cent of people spend more than six hours a day in front of a digital device.
In addition, patients will now be provided an Apple iPod Touch digital device that allows them to easily manage their therapy.
If you spend a lot of time in front of a digital device and are worried about your eyesight, Mr Al-Bermani advises seeing your GP or optician.
Evan, 9, said he prefers reading on the digital device because students can highlight tricky words as they read, to find out the word's definition or to discuss as a group later.
The development a digital device can foster -- whether a tablet, an Ultrabook or a laptop PC -- goes way beyond the academic.

Full browser ?