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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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One of the largest flatbed scanners in the world is now being used at Penny Imaging Exchange, a company that specializes in B2B microfilm scanning services since 2003.
Image Access is a unique large format scanner manufacturer producing three lines of scanners, overhead scanners for books beyond A1, sheet scanners for single and double sided documents up to 48” wide and flatbed scanners larger than A2.
The GT-1500's combination of performance and cost efficiency means it offers the best value for money in the actual general office flatbed scanner market."
Now you can get the power of a film scanner and the flexibility of a flatbed scanner in one with the 4870 PHOTO and 4870 PRO scanners, the newest additions to Epson's Perfection line.
No matter how small your business is initially, you do not want to perform your scans one sheet at a time into a sheet fed or flatbed scanner. Second, if at all possible, purchase a scanner with a straight paper path; in other words, a scanner that allows the paper to pass trough the scanner without making any turns.
The operator can select the appropriate input source with a click of the mouse: CD-ROM, Memory Stick, Flash Card, Zip Disk, flatbed scanner, film scanner or network drive (via Ethernet connection).
The flatbed scanner may be much speedier but is limited because of the platen size and the ability to process only two-dimensional objects.
HP plans to include Kofax's MRS software with its top-of-the-line Scanjet 8290 model flatbed scanner, which features 4,800-optical-dpi resolution and 48-bit color and comes with a transparency adapter built directly into the lid of the scanner.
The flatbed scanner is conveniently situated on top of the unit and gives 600x1200dpi scanning in 48-bit colour to provide rich and accurate scans of documents, drawings and photos.
He is widely regarded as one of the leading inventors of our time, creating the first print to speech reading machine for the blind and the first CCD flatbed scanner. For more information about the "Technology and Persons with Disabilities" Conference being held, please contact California State University, Northridge at (818) 677-2578, e-mail ctdis@csun.edu or log onto the web site http://www.csun.edu/cod.
Microtek International Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan (www.microtek.com), and Applied Science Fiction Inc., Austin, Texas (www.asf.com), announced the availability of the Microtek ScanMaker 6800 flatbed scanner with ASF's Digital ICE technology for photo prints.