Cordless mouse and keyboard

Hill, Craig Andrew (1999). Cordless mouse and keyboard B.Sc Thesis, School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Hill, Craig Andrew
Thesis Title Cordless mouse and keyboard
School, Centre or Institute School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 1999
Thesis type B.Sc Thesis
Supervisor Dr Mark Schulz
Total pages 59
Language eng
Subjects 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Formatted abstract

The ever growing number of peripherals computers possess has led to the unprecedented clutter of cabling upon the desktop. This thesis aims to reduce the number of cables by way of the design and implementation of a cordless mouse and keyboard.

The thesis spans two major areas – hardware and software interfacing, and wireless communications. Hardware and software interfacing is required as both devices communicate using different electrical characteristics and protocols.

Unidirectional infrared communications are utilized to minimize cost so the device appears more attractive to younger generations.

The system is therefore a good start for a low cost cordless mouse and keyboard. Design provisions have been made so future upgrades to radio frequency transmission is readily available.

Keyword Cordless mouse
Cordless keyboard
Additional Notes * 4th year electrical engineering theses and information technology abstracts. 1999

Document type: Thesis
Collection: UQ Theses (non-RHD) - UQ staff and students only
 
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