image scanner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n image scanner an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
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Usage

In literature:

Roger moved closer, his eyes glued to the image of the pirate ship looming larger and larger on the scanner.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
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In news:

The BearPaw offers satisfactory image quality, but the ScanExpress A3's images are unbecoming for a professional scanner.
Contex has acquired the Scanner Distribution Division of IDEAL, Contex 's largest US-based distributor of wide-format scanning and imaging solutions.
For more than five years, the Transportation Security Administration has been deploying full-body imaging scanners in our nation's airports.
The Canon CanoScan LiDE110 Color Image Scanner is aimed at people who want to scan photographic prints without paying extra for a film scanning feature they don't need.
A combination of images shows a security guard demonstrating a body scanner at Heathrow Airport and a computer screen showing a scan of a security guard with a gun in his possession.
In this era of digital imaging, it seems like everyone has a scanner.
Positron's Attrius PET Scanner Now Utilized In Alzheimer's Imaging With Amyvid Agent.
It all begins with a 3-D scanner shooting 15 minutes worth of images.
Wide-format scanners play a significant role in the production of high-quality graphics and images.
As the newest offerings within Panini 's complete umbrella of services, these tools provide remote deposit capture (RDC) and branch image capture (BIC) users with new capabilities to manage and support their fleet of check scanners.
In his laboratory sits a massive CT scanner , which is normally used to create three-dimensional images of human tissue.
This differs from using a regular scanner , which creates an image within an application that must be saved as a file in a separate step.
I still use my Epson Perfection 3200 Photo because it still works well for me, but newer scanners such as the Epson Perfection V700 Photo Scanner or the HP Scanjet 8300 professional image scanner would provide excellent results.
The Leica C10 ScanStation is a high-definition, 3D laser scanner that captures a 360-degree image of an incident, in darkness or daylight.
Passengers at some US airports must pass through full-body scanners that produce a virtually naked image.
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In science:

Because of the display of the images, human scanners often have difficulty d etermining the extent of a negative region in the REF.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
The automat ed scanning program passes a list of flagged candidates on to a human scanner who then look s at the subtracted, search, and reference images and decides whether or not each computer-flagged candidate is a real, variable object.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
While the score cuts detailed in Sec. 3.9, particularly PCYGSIG, RELFWX, and RELFWY, eliminate the majority of these residuals, a cleaner subtraction image would result in fewer objects that need to be checked by a human scanner.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Improvements in star masking, detection of detector artifacts, and image quality standards were all required to reduce the number of subtractions that had to be examined by human scanners.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Dynamics of crystallization is recorded with FujiPix 6000 digital camera and still high-resolution images are produced by scanning containers with crystallized sodium acetate in HP Deskjet 5100 scanner.
Hot Ice Computer
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