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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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To succeed in a niche market, vendors must develop expertise in wireless data transfer and product intelligence and aggressively expand their smart handheld optical scanner portfolios.
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A recent portable optical scanner developed by the Tufts University School of Engineering offers several promising advantages over the current gold standard - mammography.
He wanted to discover what made men and women attractive and, after tests using a 3D optical scanner, came to the conclusion that they found symmetrical bodies more attractive than those that were lopsided.
The machine, which is a dual-sided optical scanner, tabulates the votes as the ballots are fed in.
After the polls closed, these machine-printed ballots could be counted by hand, by optical scanner, or both.
The results will then be tallied by an optical scanner at each precinct.
Bo added the optical scanner does not need that type of storage control.
Upon entering the scale area, the peddler's key fob is read by a built in optical scanner to begin the transaction with accurate vendor information.
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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Designed for students, travelers and executives, users just move an optical scanner over a word for automatic translation.

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