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digitization

the conversion of an analogue variable to a digital one, i.e. a continuous variable into a set of numbers. Used in biomechanics to describe the derivation of co-ordinate data from video (or cine) pictures, e.g. plotting the co-ordinates of markers on the body.
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We use all eight channels simultaneously, even digitizing games live at the stadium.
Some engineers regard digitizing systems as irreplaceable tools in the design process.
The digitizing machine begins by probing two or more pin bushings inserted in the model, locating it within the digitizer's 3-D coordinate system.
There are two distinct types of digitizing applications: tracer scanning and touch-probe.
Efforts like these two focus on the digital archiving of two-dimensional images; at the University of Texas in Austin, researchers are focusing on digitizing three-dimensional images that represent a budding science called digital morphology.
One service option might be digitizing on demand for remote users who would like to see an image that has not yet been digitized.
There are basically three types of digitizing technology in use today: touch probe, deflection probe, and laser.
has integrated its complete suite of digitizing functionality into Rhino, including ball-tip compensation, advanced repeatable alignments, Cut-plane fitting, and best fit geometries including circles, cylinders, spheres, planes and more.
The costs involved in building digital library collections are high and, given the limited staffing and fiscal resources available in most institutions, libraries must often strike a balance between acquiring commercially produced electronic products, digitizing local collections, and maintaining ongoing acquisitions of print materials.
A large-scale digitizing initiative, such as that initiated by the Kennedy Presidential Library, is a complex undertaking," said Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States.
Digi-Solve(TM) LLC, an innovative provider of digitization solutions, today announced the launch of the industry's first outsourced digitizing service.
As an established high-tech PR agency, VisiTech views this partnership as an opportunity to create awareness surrounding the benefits of automatically digitizing book content.