An electronic device to read barcodes that electro-optically converts bars and spaces into electrical signals. For RF systems see 'Interrogator'.
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A device for turning a piece of artwork into a digital form. Transparencies, prints and illustrations are scanned so that they can be accessed by software designed for image manipulation and page make-up. For many years the industry standard was the drum scanner, a rotary system which produced very high-resolution scans. Recently flat-bed scanners, such as you might use with a PC, have risen dramatically in quality to the point where the better models are suitable even for high-end work.
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(Digital cameras and photo printers) A device used to digitise printed information (pictures, graphics, and text).Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20472
(skan´әr) a device that converts an image, such as from a patient, to a format appropriate for viewing on a computer or being transmitted electronically. equipment used for producing a scan or scanning.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
1. When referring to a CCTV device it is the, pan only, head. 2. When referring to an imaging device it is the device with CCD chip that scans documents and images.
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image scanner noun
an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computerFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
electronic scanner noun
a radio receiver that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for some signal or condition; `they used scanners to monitor police radio channels`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
In computing, a device that can produce a digital image file of a document for input and storage in a computer. It uses technology similar to that of a photocopier. Small scanners can be passed over the document surface by hand; larger versions have a flat bed, like that of a p...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0034403.html
A scanner is a radio receiver that can automatically tune, or scan, two or more discrete frequencies, stopping when it finds a signal on one of them and then continuing to scan other frequencies when the initial transmission ceases. The terms radio scanner or police scanner generally refer to a communications receiver that is primar...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scanner_(radio)
A device for converting analogue documents, e.g. paper or film, into digital form for entry into a computer. Most scanners use one or more linear CCD arrays in conjunction with a lens/mirror optical system to capture each document as a series of closely spaced lines. Special scanners are available to capture large format documents, typically up to ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20462
A device or instrument that scans. ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
A device that captures an image for your computer and converts it to a digital form that your computer can display, edit store and output. A scanner can be used for a wide variety of application, such as incorporating artwork or photos into documents, scanning printed text into your word processor to eliminate retyping, scanning faxed document into...Found on http://www.rodsmith.org.uk/photographic%20glossary/rods%20photographic%20gl
A device that captures an image for your computer and converts it to a digital form that your computer can display, edit store and output. A scanner can be used for a wide variety of application, such as incorporating artwork or photos into documents, scanning printed text into your word processor to eliminate retyping, scanning faxed docum...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21048
A device that converts pictures or text from the surface of an object (such as the print on a newspaper) into a computer image.Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/s.html
A device that uses a moving optical reader to store a page or photo for translation into digital (bitmap) information.
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A hardware device for capturing an optical image as digital data.Found on https://www.xrite.com/learning/other-resources/glossary
A machine that scans a printed image, such as a photograph or a page of text, and turns it into a file that can be displayed and manipulated on a computer.Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20134
A peripheral for digitising documents (photos, slides, drawings, texts), though it can also digitise small objects. It is an essential tool for putting pictures on a personal web site. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20441
A scanner is a virus detection program that searches for viruses. Also see: anti-virus software, on-demand scanner, on-access scanner.Found on http://home.mcafee.com/virusinfo/glossary?ctst=1#
A unit of a radar set consisting of the antenna and drive assembly for rotating the antenna.Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Technology/Radar/
an add-on that enables the user to read visual images into the computer from originals such as photographs and books
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An electronic device that automatically reads imprinted codes, as the product is pulled across the scanner. The library field is successfully using these for circulation and other use counts.Found on http://archive.ifla.org/VII/s34/pubs/glossary.htm
An electronic device to read bar codes that electro-optically converts bars and spaces into electrical signals. For RF systems see 'Interrogator'
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An electronic device used in the making of colour and tone corrected colour separations.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
An electronic register system that automatically records the product description and retail price for an item by reading a UPC code with a laser. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20108
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