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1

What is hardware?

Digitising means converting documents into a digital format for a computer.

2

Hardware required to make a document digital:

Computer
Scanner
Camera
Graphic tablet
Video camera/web cam
Microphone

3

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.

4

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.

5

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

6

What would a graphic tablet be used for?

-allows the user to draw on a computer easier than using a mouse.

7

Name a disadvantage of using a scanner

It is slow at actually digitising the documents.

8

Name a disadvantage of a computer.

It is an expensive device