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vir·tu·al im·age

an erect image formed by projection of divergent rays from an optical system.
Synonym(s): direct image

direct image

An image produced from radiation without secondary image receptors. Synonym: virtual image
See also: image
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Current Line of Digital Cameras Using the Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor
At the core of company's products is the revolutionary Foveon X3[R] direct image sensor, the world's first image sensor that directly captures color using three layers of pixels.
The company's patented Foveon X3(R) direct image sensor uses three layers of pixels to produce images of stunning fidelity.
The company's X3 direct image sensors are the only image sensors that directly capture red, green, and blue light at every point in an image.
It is a vital enabling technology for facilitating direct image exchange because with the advent of check truncation, banks will no longer have access to the paper check, making the quality of the captured images critical.
This technology is presently the only viable DR option that supports truly direct image capture," said Dr.
The decomposition theorem for direct images of canonical sheaves was proved by J.
The discovery, to be published in an upcoming issue of The Astrophysical Journal, utilized high-resolution adaptive optics technology at the Gemini Observatory to take direct images and spectra of the planet.
The software behind the touch screen interface allows surgeons and operating staff to view information and route images from various input devices including composite video, S-video and DVI/VGA on up to six system monitors as well as direct images to external archiving systems and printers.
Chinese TV channels beaming in hours of direct images of the devastation have left the local Chinese community "deeply saddened and desperate to contribute," according to Wailo Li, fundraising organiser.
It provides direct images of the shapes and three-dimensional arrangement of the scattering objects within a sample that is unobtainable using conventional x-ray imaging methods.

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