A device for signalling by pressing keys or switches.(noun)
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Use "keyer" in a sentence
"There is even the free cinegobs keyer, which is quite good."
"I want to develop these to build a head-mounted display with an LED torch built in, a wrist-mounted display with a chord keyer inside, and a modular central unit to go in an inside pocket with central processing, storage, power supply, and interfaces in."
"Not just a straight line, like a nice keyer would do."