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scanner

 [skan´er]
1. a device that converts an image, such as from a patient, to a format appropriate for viewing on a computer or being transmitted electronically.
2. equipment used for producing a scan or scanning.

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr),
A device or instrument that scans.

scanner

(skăn′ər)
n.
1. An optical scanner.
2. A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.

scanner

[skan′ər]
Etymology: L, scandere, to climb
equipment used for making a digital representation of an original photographic image or printed material. See also scanning.

scanner

Imaging A popular term for a device used for various imaging procedures–eg, CT scanner Instrumentation A device that measures differences in chromatic or radioactive intensity on a 2-D matrix–eg, electropherogram or chromatogram, to quantify various substances

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr)
A device or instrument that scans.
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The new XYZ Handheld Scanner has the most versatile scan range in its class, and enables users to scan objects of any shape or size, quickly, easily, and more accurately than ever before.
1 -- 2 -- color) Kimberly Allen, who runs the tardy office at Highland High, uses a handheld scanner to read the bar code on tardy students' student ID cards, or keys in their identification number.
NYSE:IN) today announced the SG20 family of handheld scanners featuring the industry's fastest 2D imaging technology for highly responsive omnidirectional scanning.
Finally, because of its advanced illumination system, the CHS 8Qi handheld scanner makes it easy to capture any bar code on the first scan.
Sainsbury plans to introduce its Fast Track handheld scanner equivalent to Shop & Go to bigger stores across the country in the medium term.
Each has a unique code number which can be detected by a handheld scanner to trace the owner.
At DENSO, we are continually striving to improve our product line, and our new AT20B handheld scanner sets the price-performance bar higher than ever before," said John Doran, senior manager, Commercial and Industrial Systems.
5000 handheld scanner system developed under this contract to be used to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce the cost of maintenance.
is pleased to announce that the integration of the Datalogic Handheld Scanner Division with Eugene-based PSC Inc.
I envision, somewhere down the road, saying, give me a photograph of a missing person, and with a Palm Pilot and a handheld scanner, every deputy in the field will be able to access it.
Mobile - the next generation of its in-store handheld scanner that allows customers to use their mobile device to scan and bag their groceries while they shop.