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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

[skan′ər]
Etymology: L, scandere, to climb
equipment used for making a digital representation of an original photographic image or printed material. See also scanning.

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 ballots are then tallied using an optical scanner, but errors occur because of multiple marks or incomplete marks like those caused by hanging or dimpled chads on punch cards.
If the document is on paper, a fast and convenient way to load it into the computer is to use an optical scanner, a device that reads words and graphics, translates them into computer language and uploads them.
After rinsing away the rest of the sample, the physician, still in the office, would place the strip into a $500, shoebox-sized optical scanner that would shine light onto the strip and monitor the angle and intensity of the reflections.
This paper presents the accuracy testing of three different measuring volumes of the ATOS[TM] mark II optical scanner.
An optical scanner looks and functions like an office copier, but instead of reproducing the actual image, like a camera, it scans the document and then converts each tiny element of color and shade of gray into an electronic code, which is then stored on an optical disk.
Barcode is a series of vertical bars with different widths which can be read by an optical scanner where the width and spacing of the bars represent binary data.
Creaform's initiative to expand its presence in the quality control and inspection market also have borne fruit, as the company reports a 40% YOY growth in 2012 for its metrology technologies comprised of the HandyPROBE optical CMM, the MaxSHOT 3D optical coordinate system and the MetraSCAN 3D CMM optical scanner, the latter showing an impressive 67% sales growth over 2011.
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