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What is a computer system?
One that is able to take a set of inputs, process them and create a set of outputs
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Give three examples of an input device
Mouse, Keyboard and Microphone
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Give three examples of an output device
Monitor, Speakers and Printer
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What is a dedicated computer system?
Something which is designed for one particular purpose
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What is an embedded system?
A computer system that forms part of an electronic device
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What is a Kernel?
The lowest level of an operating system that controls the hardware
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What are standards used for?
Help make systems more reliable and make sure different computer systems can talk to each other
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What are proprietary standards?
Standards that are owned and controlled by a company.
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What are industry standards?
Standards that are agreed across the computing industry
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What do industry standards relate to?
Hardware and allow easy interconnection between devices
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What are de facto standards?
Standards that have become the accepted way of making or doing things
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Give two examples of de facto standards
HTML and PDF
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What does de jure mean?
You must adopt it if you want to communicate with anyone else
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What are open standards?
Standards that are publicly available and are unlicensed
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Card 2

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Give three examples of an input device

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Mouse, Keyboard and Microphone

Card 3

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Give three examples of an output device

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Card 4

Front

What is a dedicated computer system?

Back

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Card 5

Front

What is an embedded system?

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