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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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We consistently receive feedback from our customers that have transitioned to a network scanner, that the fast scanning speeds, compact size and ease of use has allowed them to streamline their document capture workflow.
Some 315 "naked" scanners are currently in use at 65 US airports.
Until now, I found the scanner to be a bit too pricey; however, PLANon recently reduced the price of its R805 pocket-sized scanner from $299 to $159.
The "Global CT Scanner Market: Analysis By Type (Stationary, Portable), By Architecture (C-Arm, O-Arm), By Technology (Low Slice, Md Slice, High Slice, Cone-Beam), By Application, By Region, By Country (2019 Edition): Opportunities and Forecast (2014-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
In its first forecast of the 3D scanner market, International Data Corporation (IDC) projects that worldwide 3D scanner shipments will grow to more than 273 million units in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.0% over the 2018-2022 forecast period, the company said.
"Alaris continues to set the standard for what a scanner needs to be in the age of digital transformation," said Lee Davis, Editor for scanners and solutions at BLI.
An analyst believes that Samsung might not include an in-display fingerprint scanner for the Note 9 when it's released later this year.
A new PS1 million state-of-the-art MRI scanner has been delivered to Forth Valley Royal Hospital.
In business since 1986, Plustek has several award-winning scanners to meet the needs of all offices, including document scanners, mobile scanners, book scanners, film and photo scanners, as well as advanced surveillance technologies.
- The global market for intraoral dental 3D scanners was pegged at USD 189.1m in 2015 and is forecast to grow to USD 310.4m by 2020, according to a new report from Dublin-based Research and Markets.
Although web security scanners might be effective in identifying security flaws and malicious content, previous studies proved that there are inconsistencies between the results reported by different scanners [17-19].
Like any optical device, fingerprint and hand scanners need to be calibrated, but currently there is no standard method for doing so.

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