Keyboard Wedge

Last Updated: October 28, 2012

Definition - What does Keyboard Wedge mean?

A keyboard wedge is a software program, or a hardware device that translates digital data into readable keyboard data.

Techopedia explains Keyboard Wedge

For example, a bar code reader must translate a barcode into alphanumeric characters. The source of the term "wedge" comes from its location between the keyboard and rest of the computer system.

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