Flashcards in Hardware Deck (8)
What is hardware?
Digitising means converting documents into a digital format for a computer.
Hardware required to make a document digital:
Video camera/web cam
What is a computer used for?
-Computers are intuitive which means they are easy to use.
-the devices allows you to connect all of the other devices to it.
-the user can operate with all other devices.
What is a scanner used for?
-a scanner can be connected to a computer to create a digital version of an imagine.
-documents that are scanned are usually high quality depending on the level the user selects when scanning.
What would a camera be used for?
-easy method of digitising pre-production documents
-the process of transferring the image to a computer is very straight forwards
What would a graphic tablet be used for?
-allows the user to draw on a computer easier than using a mouse.
Name a disadvantage of using a scanner
It is slow at actually digitising the documents.