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joystick

1. n. the vertical lever used to control smaller aircraft. She pulled back on the joystick and the plane took off.
2. n. an electronic control device for computer games and other program control. (From sense 1) The ship’s first officer used a tiny joystick to control the computer program that guided the ship the next port.
3. n. the erect penis. (Usually objectionable.) He couldn’t seem to stop playing pocket pool with his joystick.
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Encoder life is 1 million revolutions and joystick life is 500,000 actuations.
Helm Master is not something you can simply retrofit to your existing boat/power plant package, nor is it strictly joystick steering.
A design with a two-axis joystick controlled two DOFs while enabling simple fabrication and calibration.
They can 'feel' intersections, buildings, paths, and obstacles with the joystick, and even navigate inside a shopping mall or a museum like the Louvre in a virtual environment before they go out to explore on their own," Lahav added.
It comes standard with the new dual joystick pilot controls.
No console or cartridges are needed - all you need is the compact ten-in-one Classic Atari joystick, simply plug it into any television with an RGB input and as fast as Cheggers Plays Pop you'll be playing away.
Are we really supposed to believe that the 15-year-old and his parents didn't realise that using a Sony PlayStation game with a vibrating joystick for up to seven hours at a time over two years could harm him?
Caterpillar's Muller noted in his presentation on equipment designs of the future that introducing joysticks is a first step, but that future controls can be configured to look even more like the game system controllers that are second nature to young people.
The joystick and target game is quite simple so I now want to come up with something to make her think more.
The cells were just as active when the monkeys simply watched the shapes appear as when the animals moved the cursor with the joystick, the researchers say.
international market leader in human interface devices designed to provide a natural, intuitive link between people and computers, has announced that the latest version of Logitech WingMan(R) Software incorporates support for external rudder pedals, which work with a joystick to enhance the feeling of realism for turns and other controlled maneuvers in flight simulators.
ASCII Entertainment Software has introduced a joystick and control pad for the Sony PlayStation.
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Push the joystick to port to move sideways in that direction; turn the joystick clockwise to move the boat 360 degrees; or move the joystick at an angle to motor diagonally.
31 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today the new EZ-Remote(TM) joystick for improved operator efficiency and comfort in the tractor cab.