Definition : Devices designed for alphabetic, numeric, alphanumeric, symbol, and/or function data input. Keypads typically consist of a separate mechanical and/or electromechanical grid of keys arranged for efficient data entry that are struck by the user to enter data. A variety of keypads are available according to the intended use; applications of specific keypads include data input for computers, workstations, and computerized systems (directly or using remote control) often as integral components of equipment.
Entry Terms : "Keyboards"
UMDC code : 23170