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Computer Peripherals 

Select one of the computer peripherals listed below to learn more about it. Computer peripherals are any of a number of devices that work with a computer.

Mark Dean & Dennis Moeller
Mark E. Dean and Dennis L. Moeller developed the improvements in computer architecture that allow IBM and compatible PCs to use high performance software and to work in tandem with computer peripheral devices. Their work enhanced the PC by enabling components to communicate with each other in a high-speed, efficient manner. The first commercial use of their patents was marketed in 1984 in the IBM PC/AT computer.

Thomas Massie
Inventor of a haptic computer interface, a computer interface system that enhances virtual reality.

Today's Computer Peripherals
Find out the latest innovations in computer peripherals with Rick Russell, About's own guide to computer peripherals.

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