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  What is keyboard? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
There are actually three different PC keyboards: the original PC keyboard, with 84 keys; the AT keyboard, also with 84 keys; and the enhanced keyboard, with 101 keys.
The two main varieties of Macintosh keyboards are the standard keyboard and the extended keyboard, which has 15 additional special-function keys.
Computer Keyboards - Custom-built computer keyboards and mice.
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  Wireless Computer Keyboard: Type faster using a wireless computer keyboard.
The wireless computer keyboard allows the typist to easily backspace and delete data or move the cursor to the left and to the right while in the editing mode or cursor movement mode.
The wireless computer keyboard does not have to sit on a desk or keyboard tray, it was designed to be used while positioned on the lap.
The wireless computer keyboard is the only keyboard device that meets with all the requirements found in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 and Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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  Computer keyboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Keyboards are designed for the input of written text, and also to control the operation of the computer.
Keyboards typically have characters engraved or printed on the keys; in most cases, each press of a key corrosponds to a single written symbol.
These different keyboard layouts arise because different people need easy access to different symbols; typically, this is because they are writing in different languages, but specialised keyboard layouts for mathematical, accounting, or computer-programming use do exist.
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  Computer keyboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Keyboards are designed for the input of text and characters and also to control the operation of a computer.
Most modern computer keyboards are based on standard versions with additional keys not normally found on typewriters, such as function keys and a numeric keypad.
Modern keyboards prevent this from happening by blocking the 3rd key in certain key combinations, but while this prevents phantom input, it also means that when two keys are depressed simultaneously, many of the other keys on the keyboard will not respond until one of the two depressed keys is lifted.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computer_keyboard   (1187 words)

  
 Computer Keyboard that You Can Wear
Japanese has invented a new innovative computer keyboard that you can wear.
The keyboard has 85 keys and measures 350mm width and 135mm length.
Computer Keyboard that Promises to Reduce Eye Strain
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 Computer keyboard - Ergonomic keyboard - Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Computer Keyboard Computer Mouse Keyboard and Mouse Notebook Mouse Presenter
Shop for a qwerty computer keyboard, wireless keyboard and mouse, notebook mouse, wireless mouse, trackball mouse, wireless presenter with laser pointer or a laser mouse at Acorn Computers
If you have any questions about a computer mouse, computer keyboard or wireless presenter you can call and talk to a knowledgeable sales representative.
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 Computer Keyboards Reviews, Buy Wireless Computer Keyboards, Best Deals of Keyboards
Computer keyboard tray is definitely designed to save space in your office.
If you do type a lot, having to type on your computer keyboard hosted on computer keyboard tray would actually hurt your hands because you are not able to sit in ergonomic position although you might have one of the ergonomic computer keyboards in the market.
When we talk about keyboard layout, we will think about QWERTY keyboard layout which was invented by Christopher Sholes 1868.
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 Computer keyboard at AllExperts
Keyboards are designed for the input of text and characters, and also to control the operation of a computer.
Most modern computer keyboards are based on standard versions with additional keys not normally found on typewriters, such as function keys and a numeric keypad.
Modern keyboards prevent this from happening by blocking the 3rd key in certain key combinations, but while this prevents phantom input, it also means that when two keys are depressed simultaneously, many of the other keys on the keyboard will not respond until one of the two depressed keys is lifted.
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 Computer keyboard - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Most modern computer keyboards (including those on the PC and Apple Mac) are based on the above, but include additional keys not normally found on typewriters, such as function keys, a numeric keypad, and so on.
A keyboard is one of the primary controllers in a computer game, and various groups of keys perform game actions.
Keyboards are less than ideal when many keys are pressed at once, as the limited circuitry means that only a certain number of keys will register at one time.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/c/o/m/Computer_keyboard.html   (924 words)

  
 Tyranny of the Keyboard - Articles - TIFAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hardly anyone would place the modern computer keyboard in the rank of medieval torture devices such as the rack or iron maiden, and yet today there are tens of thousands of people in whom the keyboard strikes the same terror as felt by those of that heinous era.
The origin of the modern computer keyboard began humbly with the invention of the typewriter by Christopher Latham Sholes in September of 1867.
Computers such as the UNIVAC utilized keyboards as control consoles but their primary purposes were for numerical calculation.
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 Computer Keyboard. Type faster on a computer keyboard.
The computer keyboard uses the split space bar keyboard as a chordic eight key braille typewriter (a chordic stenographer keyboard).
The computer keyboard allows the typist to easily backspace and delete data or move the cursor to the left and to the right while in the editing mode or cursor movement mode.
The eight key chordic computer keyboard data entry method can also be used as an alternative eight dot braille arrangement for the blind and a new form of communication ''fingerbraille'' for the deaf-blind community.
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 COMPUTER KEYBOARD DESIGN
The main concern with the design of the conventional computer keyboard is that people bend their hands to the side when they are typing on the keyboard.
First, the keyboard is usually an asymmetrical design, with the alphabetic part of the keyboard to the left and a numeric keypad to the right.
The second consideration is the angle of the keyboard relative to the angle of the wrist.
ergo.human.cornell.edu /ahtutorials/computer_keyboard_design.htm   (2097 words)

  
 OSHA Ergonomic Solutions: Computer Workstations eTool - Components - Keyboards
Keyboards, pointing devices, or working surfaces that are too high or too low can lead to awkward wrist, arm, and shoulder postures.
A keyboard or pointer/mouse that is too close or too far away may cause you to assume awkward postures such as reaching with the arms, leaning forward with the torso (Figure 3), and extreme elbow angles (Figure 4).
Keyboard tilt, caused by extending the legs on the back of the keyboard or by a steep design angle, may cause the wrist to bend upward (Figure 6).
osha.gov /SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/components_keyboards.html   (894 words)

  
 Alphanumeric keyboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An alphanumeric keyboard is a device with many keys (usually marked with the letters of the alphabet, the numerical digits, and various extra keys.)
During the 1980s and 1990s almost all computers came equipped with them as the main form of interaction, and most users are familiar with using them.
There is another kind of computer keyboard known as a chorded keyboard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alphanumeric_keyboard   (248 words)

  
 Computer keyboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most keyboards have characters engraved or printed on the keys, these usually represent characters selected from some language alphabet along with numbers and punctuation and other control keys.
Different keyboards may have different keys or keys laid out in different ways, this is the subject of keyboard layout.
The keyboard presses are conveyed by radio to a small local receiver, which is connected to the computer.
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 Choosing a computer keyboard - ita all in the touch and feel.
The QWERTY keyboard, used as the basis of the computer keyboard, has now been around for quite some time.
This frees the computer keyboard from a physical connection and for certain applications, where the computer is some way from the operator, could be of real advantage.
The keyboard is basically split into two halves and each half is positioned to match the position that the two hands fall when at the keyboard.
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 Tactus Touch Typing Keyboard - About Keyboards - History
The modern computer keyboard traces its origin to the invention of the typewriter in September 1867.
He then rearranged the keyboard layout so that these keys were positioned on the home row, that is, the row under the fingers of a typist in the rest position.
Perhaps the most attention paid to the keyboard as a human interface was by IBM in 1984, and was in regard to the compatibility of the layout of the Personal Computer that it had just developed with the layout of the Selectric™ typewriter.
www.tactuskeyboard.com /history.htm   (964 words)

  
 OSHA Ergonomic Solutions: Computer Workstations eTool - Components - Keyboards
Keyboards, pointing devices, or working surfaces that are too high or too low can lead to awkward wrist, arm, and shoulder postures.
A keyboard or pointer/mouse that is too close or too far away may cause you to assume awkward postures such as reaching with the arms, leaning forward with the torso (Figure 3), and extreme elbow angles (Figure 4).
Keyboard tilt, caused by extending the legs on the back of the keyboard or by a steep design angle, may cause the wrist to bend upward (Figure 6).
www.osha.gov /SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/components_keyboards.html   (894 words)

  
 Tactus Touch Typing Keyboard - Teachers - Is Touch-Typing Impossible to Learn?
Suddenly, not only did the keyboard have twice as many keys as the old typewriter, but also the people who were using it were not trained typists.
Modern computer application programs require the right hand to move away from the keyboard very frequently (to operate the mouse, for instance or the directional arrow keys or other function keys).
The keyboard has twice as many keys as the electric typewriter and is difficult to use.
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 Talk:Computer keyboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I feel that information about various aspects on the keyboard need to be here, with a link to the main article, so that all of the basic info about keyboards is in one place.
That when the computer is powered off, instead of pressing the "power" button, you can press example spacebar on keyboard to power it on.
I think these types of keyboard could even be an alternative to projects such as Simputer and the $100 computer if the price were more competitive.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Computer_keyboard   (1424 words)

  
 Computer Keyboards, Ergonomic Keyboards, Wireless Keyboard
This computer keyboard is notable for its backlit keys, which lets you type in dim light.
Most of today's ergonomic keyboards are still based on the traditional flat keyboard key layout, with a split keyboard or raised area to reduce holding the wrists at harsh angles and reduce the fingers' reach for the keys.
Media center keyboards are designed to work as an interface with PCs equipped with Microsoft Media Center, working both as a keyboard for the computer and as a universal remote control device for DVD players and televisions.
www.consumersearch.com /www/computers/keyboards/fullstory.html   (3562 words)

  
 The PS/2 Keyboard Interface
Keyboards consist of a large matrix of keys, all of which are monitored by an on-board processor (called the "keyboard encoder".) The specific processor
This is because the keyboard controller converts all incomming scan codes to set one (this stems from retaining compatibility with software written for XT systems.) However, it's still set two scan codes being sent down the keyboard's serial line.
The keyboard controller auto-detects which mode it is to use according to how it's wired to the keyboard port.
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 Computer keyboard patent invention
[0002] The present invention relates generally to a computer keyboard, and in particular to a computer mouse comprising an outer frame that forms a wrist support having a convex curved cross-section for comfortable operation of the keyboard and enhanced ergonomics of the keyboard.
In operating the computer system with the keyboard, the wrists of a user must be raised up and float in the air.
5 is a perspective view of a computer keyboard constructed in accordance with a second embodiment of the present invention.
www.freshpatents.com /Computer-keyboard-dt20060824ptan20060187622.php   (999 words)

  
 Clean That Computer Keyboard - Healthy Living: Living a healthy lifestyle for disease prevention on MedicineNet.com
The researchers tested 25 computer keyboards from UNC's burn intensive care unit, cardiothoracic intensive care unit, and six nursing units housing patients receiving short-term care.
For instance, all of those keyboards tested positive for a type of staph bacterium (coagulase-negative staphylococci), which is one of the most common causes of bloodstream infections in hospitalized patients.
Hospital computers' keyboards "should be disinfected daily or when visibly soiled or if they become contaminated with blood," write Rutala and colleagues.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=61237   (600 words)

  
 Writing/Computer Keyboard Shelf
This computer shelf is great for jotting down notes on maintenance reports or simply a place to keep your wiring diagram for easy access.
The Writing/Computer Keyboard Shelf is 18" deep x 19" wide occupies 2 rack spaces so you can put it in the position that works best for you.
Put a keyboard on it for easy use right at your rack mount system, or use it for convenient writing space during setup or maintenance of your home theater entertainment system.
www.smarthome.com /8737fs.html   (148 words)

  
 Computer Keyboards By Hooleon: Large Print Keyboard, Braille Keyboard, Keyboard Cover Skins, Stickers for keys, Dvorak ...
Computer keyboard specialists: We offer you a complete line of helpful keyboard products from full keyboards, keyboard keys, to inexpensive keyboard Stickers.
Put a shield of protection on your keyboard with Keyboard covers.
Teach your computer a new language with our language conversion label sets and language keyboards.
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