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optical scanner

n.
A device that converts printed images and text into a digital file that can be stored or edited.

optical scanner

n
(Computer Science) a computer peripheral device enabling printed material, including characters and diagrams, to be scanned and converted into a form that can be stored in a computer. See also optical character reader
Translations
ماسِح بَصَري
karakterolvasóoptikai letapogató
optický snímačskener
optik tarayıcı

optical scanner

noun
optics (ˈoptiks) noun singular
the science of light.
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The "3D Scanning Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Optical Scanner, Laser Scanner), By Range, By End-user, By Component, By Type, By Application, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
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Three tenders for the supply of (a) raw materials for the University's Print Shop, (b) stationery & office requisites, also (c) computers & servers, computer printers, related spare parts, an optical scanner & laptops.
A recent portable optical scanner developed by the Tufts University School of Engineering offers several promising advantages over the current gold standard - mammography.
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After the polls closed, these machine-printed ballots could be counted by hand, by optical scanner, or both.
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(Nasdaq:MVIS) announced recently that it has begun fabricating a new micro mechanical (MEMS) optical scanner that is a full 60% smaller than the devices that it is currently producing for a range of electronic display and imaging products.

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