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PHOTOSTYLUS [1 record]

Record 1 2004-06-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Graphics
DEF

A light-sensitive pointing device that is used by pointing it at the display surface.

OBS

light pen: term standardized by ISO and CSA.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériel informatique
  • Infographie
DEF

Dispositif de pointage photosensible que l'on utilise en le pointant vers la surface d'affichage.

OBS

photostyle; pointeur optique : termes normalisés par l'ISO et la CSA.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Equipo físico de computadora (Hardware)
  • Gráficos de computadora
DEF

Dispositivo de ingreso de datos, para una pantalla de tubo de rayos catódicos (CRT), que registra la emisión de la luz en su punto de contacto con la pantalla.

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