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virtual image

[′vər·chə·wəl ′im·ij]
(optics)
An optical image from which rays of light only appear to diverge, without actually being focused there.

virtual image

In graphics, the complete graphic image stored in memory, not just the part of it that is displayed at the current time.
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High-contrast coronagraphs on ground-based telescopes have already recorded direct images of numerous young, hot exoplanets far from their stars (well outside their habitable zones).
Moreover, the new Monochrome Mode makes it possible to generate monochrome images by fully optimizing the Foveon X3 direct image sensor capabilities
Foveon also announced that the F19 direct image sensor has been designed into the HanVision HVDUO-5M, a digital camera designed for industrial, scientific, medical and communications applications.
RAW and JPEG format recording toretain the full image detail of the utmost quality captured through the direct image sensor, as well as a JPEG recording format for convenience
Now I can keep my clients on my site for direct image delivery and offer something unique to them.
Direct Image Photogrammetric Measurement uses advanced georeferenced (orientation and GPS-enabled) camera technology for surveying.
Volume production has begun, and the latest addition to Foveon's X3 direct image sensor family will soon be available in new professional quality cameras from Sigma Corporation of Japan.
Unlike a true microscope that provides a direct image of an object, STM is based on the principle that the structure of a surface can be studied using a stylus that scans the surface at a fixed distance.
Using their proprietary X3 technology, Foveon X3 direct image sensors are the only image sensors that directly capture color in three layers, similar to color film.
The direct image exchange of deposits between ERAS and SVPCo member banks will reduce paper processing and transportation expense and provide a bank's customers with reduced risk in the collection of their check deposits.
The camera takes advantage of several key features of the X3 direct image sensor including X3F raw file format image capture, video clip capture at VGA resolution, and Foveon's recently introduced X3 Fill Light software.

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