There are an increasing number of ways in which we can input and output data to and from computer systems. These can include using sound, touch, light, a keyboard, vibrations and even temperature.

It depends on the computer system and task to be performed as to the most appropriate way of getting the information in and out of the system.

  • WITCH - Input

    Running time: 00:58

  • WITCH - Processing the input

    Running time: 01:06

  • ICL Mainframe 2966 - Input Terminals

    Running time: 00:36

  • Colossus - Input

    Running time: 00:41

  • Colossus - Output

    Running time: 00:44

  • Elliott 903 - Input

    Running time: 01:48

  • Elliott 803 - Input & Output

    Running time: 00:22

  • IBM 1130 - Punch Card

    Running time: 00:18

  • IBM 1130 - Punch Card Reader

    Running time: 01:26

  • IBM 1130 - Output

    Running time: 01:14

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  • Inputs and outputs