An output device is any peripheral that receives data from a computer, usually for display, projection, or physical reproduction. Most computer data output that is meant for humans is in the form of audio or video. Examples of output devices are:
- 3D Printer
What is a Peripheral device?
A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (e.g. the memory and microprocessor). Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner. Examples of internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem.
What is an optical mark reader?
Optical Mark reading (OMR) is a method of entering data into a computer system. Optical Mark Readers reads pencil or pen marks made in pre-defined positions on paper forms as responses to questions or tick list prompts. These were used to mark tests super quickly
What is an optical character recognition?
OCR (optical character recognition) is the recognition of printed or written text characters by a computer. This involves photo scanning of the text character-by-character, analysis of the scanned-in image, and then translation of the character image into character codes.