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Synonyms for joystick

a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

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a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions

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The encoder's communication interface incorporates a UART output that sends an 8-bit command for every encoder step and joystick actuation, as well as an LED control input with a proprietary protocol.
Teleflex, of course, introduced its own joystick steering package last year: The Optimus 360.
Two strategies for controlling two DOFs were tested: one using a traditional FSR/rocker potentiometer setup and the other using a two-axis joystick.
The data showed a marked reduction in the market share of joystick and qwerty driven mobile devices and a corresponding rise in touch screen access.
Zombies from Popcap Games also netted two Golden Joysticks, winning Download Game of the Year and Strategy Game of the Year.
With the 3D virtual worlds based on maps of real-world environments, the blind are able to "feel out" streets, sidewalks and hallways with the joystick.
The Mustang dual joystick pilot controls operate drive functions with the left joystick and loader lift/tilt functions with the right joystick.
The joystick is not strong enough to support your weight.
This self-contained, battery-powered Atari Joystick includes Asteroids, Missile Command, Centipede, Gravitar, Breakout, Adventure, Yar's Revenge, Pong, Circus Atari and Real Sports Volleyball.
EA Games, the largest video-game manufacturer in the world, threw one joystick of a bash Thursday night at Raleigh Studios to introduce young Hollywood to its new film-linked releases, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers and the new James Bond game, 007 Nightfire.
This is caused, we are told, by a vibrating joystick and, in the case of a 15-year-old boy, resulted in his hands becoming white and swollen when exposed to the cold and red and painful when warmed up.
To move a hand, for example, a patient nudges the joystick with shoulder muscles.
Like many equipment companies, Caterpillar has switched to joystick controls for its material handling machines, a design feature that makes sense when the equipment operators of tomorrow have been raised on video games where mastering joystick and toggle controls separates peak performers from also-rans.
Bushka plays on a computer for hours on end using a joystick and her owner, IT expert Grenville Owen, of Kings Norton, Birm-ingham, has decided to develop computer software to discover just how intelligent the animals are.
While using a joystick to hold a cursor in the center of a computer screen, the monkeys saw from three to five yellow shapes presented one after the other until all the shapes were visible.