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  • optical character recognition (OCR) The electronic and or mechanical detection of a given graphic/image that consists of character data or text that may include numbers, letters, and symbols that are then converted to a computer readable text with photosensitive devices such as the...
  • bar-code scanner An optical scanning device designed to read information printed in the form of bars of different size by detection and processing of the varying reflectivity of light in the bar code.
  • optical bar-code reader A device that reads and converts coded information from particular documents that are in the form of printed images and text into digital information that can be edited, transmitted, and then stored at the rate of hundreds of characters per second....
  • fiber optic scanner A scanner in which a fiber optic assembly replaces a lens system.
  • scanner 1. A device used to trace out an object and build up an image. One of the most common of these types is video scanning. The scanning takes place inside the television tube as electrons, guided by electron optics, sweep linearly across a tube face...
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