data capture


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data capture

any process for converting information into a form that can be handled by a computer

data capture

[′dad·ə ‚kap·chər]
(computer science)
The acquisition of data to be entered into a computer.
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CDP technologies support a data capture component that addresses backup window and RPO issues relative to existing data protection products, but the nature of the data capture component--sometimes called an interceptor--has important implications in enterprise environments.
The use of the UID changes data capture, storage, use, and utility across the board.
This report by TechNavio Insights forecasts the market size of the Global Data Capture Hardware in the retail sector over the period 2009-2013.
As in the years prior, Ingram Micro's Data Capture/POS Partner Invitational will provide real-world insight and instruction on what it takes to effectively market, sell and deploy data capture and POS solutions.
Capture: Data capture refers to the tools, methods, facilities, and procedures required to replicate data onto another device, for example tape drive.
This award is exciting to both AMS and our customers because it puts ADCS in the forefront as a corporate source data capture solution for naval aviation depot maintenance," said Mike Long, vice president and general manager of AMS's Federal Defense Group.
This report forecasts the size of the Global Data Capture Hardware Market over the period 2008-2012.
Agreement Demonstrates PatienTree's Ongoing Commitment to Work Flow and Mobile Data Capture Solutions for Improved Healthcare
The system, PREMAS Plus, and a complementary field data capture system are being demonstrated at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Computer Conference in Dallas, August 1-3, by the World Petroleum Industry Group of the Big 6 consulting firm.
Agreement Demonstrates RTF's Ongoing Commitment to Work Flow and Mobile Data Capture Solutions
The agreement will enable clients of CA to seamlessly implement bar code-based data capture solutions from among the full line of Symbol products and services, as they continue to build on their existing computer systems or platforms.
New Single-Platform Clinical Data Capture, Management and Reporting Solution to be Unveiled at DIA Japan and Clinical Trials Congress