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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

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 55-inch OLED TV from LG brings with it a 4K resolution with support for HDR as well.
true 4K--True 4K (or Native 4K) content is mastered and stored in 4K resolution. Unlike "Mastered in 4K," it is not upscaled by a mathematical algorithm from a lower 1080p resolution.
The RP840G boasts the latest 4K resolution, packing in 3840 x 2160 pixels for a clearer picture and enough room for four stuA[degrees] dents to share their ideas on one display.
Using a special 4K database and processing algorithm, the BRAVIA X85 is able to upscale 2K content to near native 4K resolution, while reducing visual noise and correcting image shapes.
Dubai: Panasonic has unveiled the Toughpad 4K UT-MB5, the world's first 20-inch tablet with a 4K resolution display for the Middle East and Africa markets at Gitex 2013, in Dubai.
Panasonic has launched the world's first 20-inch tablet with a 4K resolution at the Gitex 2013.
There are now 100 movies available in 4K resolution.
Dubai -- The region is abuzz with the 4k resolution cameras, which promise sharper and clearer videos, with four times the resolution of full HD, according to camera manufacturers at Cabsat 2013.
and Samsung Electronics are also showcasing TVs with 4K resolution at the show.
"A very limited amount of content is available at the 4K resolution," noted Tom Morrod, director of TV systems and technology research for IHS.
The good part is that even though 4K content is not yet being generated in abundance, Sony Bravia's processing engine can upgrade most content of any resolutions into 4K resolution providing for an infinitely brilliant viewing experience.
This engine is capable of reproducing any content with different resolutions, such as movies, photographs and games, into stunningly crisp, high-quality images with 4K resolution.